In the midst of reaction from the civil society and opposition political parties about the Public Protector's state capture report President Jacob Zuma is attending the inaugural session of the South Africa-Zimbabwe Bi-National Commission in Zimbabwe.
According to EWN Africa correspondent Jean Jacques Cornish, the Commission was set during President Robert Mugabe's state visit to South Africa last year.
The Commission was supposed to start yesterday, but got delayed due to the state capture report court battle.
According to the Presidency statement, the President is accompanied by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, Transport Minister Ms Dipuo Peters and Labour Minister Mildred Oliphan.
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This article first appeared on 702 : Zuma ducks to Zimbabwe amid state capture heat