South African President, Jacob Zuma, has arrived in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, ahead of his state visit which will begin on Tuesday. During the visit, he is expected to address a joint session of Nigeria’s National Assembly on Tuesday.
President Zuma and his host, President Muhammadu Buhari, will also address the South Africa Business Forum. The South African President arrived with six ministers and a huge business delegation.
In the delegation are the Minister of Trades and Industry, Rob Davies, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister for Energy, Tina Joemat-Peterson, Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and Minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane. Talks are expected to centre on both countries’ bilateral relations and probably the fine on MTN communications by Nigeria as well as Nigeria’s arms money seizures by South Africa. Read more