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President Cyril Ramaphosa too ill to face Q&A in parliament

South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa Cyril Ramaphosa 

Parliament has postponed a session scheduled for Thursday as President Cyril Ramaphosa is unable to attend for health reasons‚ officials said on Wednesday.

“A new date for the President’s oral question session will be determined by the National Assembly Programming Committee. The next sitting of the National Assembly will be on Tuesday‚ 23 October 2018.”

The presidency announced on Tuesday that Ramaphosa had postponed a trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for health reasons.

“President Ramaphosa was due to travel to Kinshasa yesterday‚ Monday 15 October 2018‚ but was advised by doctors to recover from an upper respiratory tract infection before undertaking prolonged travel. The president is receiving medical attention and making a good recovery.”

The presidency had announced on Sunday that Ramaphosa would make the trip. –