President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday and Friday undertake working visits to the Republic of Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

He is going there to hold consultative meetings with President Edgar Lungu and President Joseph Kabila respectively.

Ramaphosa and his counterparts will discuss bilateral cooperation as well as political and security developments in the region and continent.

President Ramaphosa will then on Sunday, 12 August attend the inauguration of Zimbabwe President-Elect Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare.

President Ramaphosa will be accompanied by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu; Minister of State Security Ms Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba and the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.