President taking it easy

2011-06-22 09:05

President Jacob Zuma is taking a few days off to rest, according to a post on Twitter today.

“I am taking a few days off to rest and enjoy watching the sun rise and set without rushing anywhere, till Saturday,” the tweet read.

Presidency spokesman Zizi Kodwa confirmed that Zuma would be off until Saturday.

The president returned from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) yesterday, where he co-chaired the seventh DRC-South Africa Bi-national Commission with his counterpart, President Joseph Kabila.

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