Belfast Telegraph

Home News World

South African president takes break

South African president Jacob Zuma has said he is taking a rest for a few days to recover from the demands of a recent election campaign and shaping his new administration.

The president's office said the 72-year-old will take a break from public engagements but will work from home.

Mr Zuma has begun a second five-year term following the election victory last month of the ruling African National Congress party, which has dominated politics in South Africa since the end of white rule in 1994.


From Belfast Telegraph