Jet dispatched to collect Zuma in Burundi
Zuma was stranded in Burundi after his private jet, Inkwanazi, experienced technical problems.
Zuma was stranded in Burundi after his private jet, Inkwazi,experienced technical problems.
The presidentwas in the country to meet other heads of state over peace talks.
As a result, Zuma missed last nights African National Congress Womens League gala dinner where he was scheduled to deliver the key note address.
The SANDFs Siphiwe Dlaminisays the presidents safety was not compromised by the technical problem.
In order to bring the president back, an aircraft was immediately sent to Burundi to ensure that his itinerary continues. It is expected that the president and his entourage will be back home some time during the course of the day.