President Jacob Zuma. File photo by: Dumisani Sibeko

Nkandla - President Jacob Zuma met president-elect of Ghana, John Mahama, at Zuma's residence in Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday, the presidency said.

“The two leaders held talks ahead of the attendance by president-elect Mahama of the annual Jacob Zuma RDP Education Trust Christmas party for orphans and the youth,” spokesman Mac Maharaj said.

He said President Zuma would attend the inauguration of Mahama in Ghana on January 7.

Mahama was in South Africa on a private visit. - Sapa