SOUTH AFRICAN PRES ZUMA TO VISIT UGANDA AND TANZANIA

PRETORIA, Dec 21 — South African President Jacob Zuma will depart on a working visit to Uganda and Tanzania this weekend, the Presidency said on Saturday.

He would engage with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete on issues of peace and security on the African continent, spokesperson Mac Maharaj said in a statement.

“This visit is within the context of consolidating the African agenda through the enhancement and deepening of bilateral political, economic and social relations,” Maharaj said.

Zuma would be accompanied by the Minister of International Relations and Co-operation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and the Minister of State Security David Mahlobo.

The President is expected to be in the two countries on Sunday and Monday.

SOURCE: SAPA

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