South Africa

Name Locale Remarks Date
Henry A. (Heinz Alfred) Kissinger Pretoria Discussed Rhodesia and Namibia with Prime Minister Vorster. Met with a Rhodesian delegation. September 17–20, 1976
Cyrus Roberts Vance Pretoria Discussed Rhodesia and Namibia with Foreign Minister Botha and British Foreign Secretary Owen. April 16–17, 1978
Cyrus Roberts Vance Pretoria Discussed the Namibian question with South African officials. October 14–18, 1978
James Addison Baker Cape Town, Johannesburg, Soweto Met with President De Klerk, South African officials, and leaders of the African National Congress (ANC). March 22–23, 1990
Warren Minor Christopher Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria Met with President Mandela and delivered an address at the University of the Witwatersrand. October 12–14, 1996
Madeleine Korbel Albright Pretoria, Cape Town Met with President Mandela. December 12–14, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright Cape Town, Pretoria Met with President Mbeki and Foreign Minister Zuma; delivered addresses on public health issues. December 7–9, 2000
Colin Luther Powell Pretoria Met with President Mbeki and delivered an address at Witwatersrand University. May 24–25, 2001
Colin Luther Powell Johannesburg Attended the World Summit on Sustainable Development. September 3–5, 2002
Colin Luther Powell Pretoria Accompanied President Bush. July 8–11, 2003
Hillary Rodham Clinton Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban Addressed an International Development Corporation event. Met with former Presidents Mandela and de Klerk and with President Zuma. August 7–9, 2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton Qunu, Johannesburg, Cape Town Met with former President Nelson Mandela at Qunu. Attended U.S.-South Africa Business Partnership Summit and U.S.-South Africa Strategic Dialogue Plenary Session in Johannesburg. Met with Foreign Minister Maite Nekoana-Mashabane and AU Chair-Designate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Participated in a PEPFAR Transition signing and met with former President F.W. de Klerk in Cape Town. August 6–9, 2012