Zuma to host Mugabe ahead of talks

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File: President Jacob Zuma will host his Zimbabwean counterpart, Robert Mugabe, in Pretoria.

JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma will host his Zimbabwean counterpart, Robert Mugabe, in Pretoria on Tuesday.

The pair will attend the second session of the South Africa-Zimbabwe Bi-National Commission.

Zuma and Mugabe will review the state of the bilateral relationship between the countries.

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More than a hundred South African companies do business in Zimbabwe.

This is Mugabe's first visit after his wife, Grace, was accused of assaulting a woman at a Johannesburg hotel in August.

She was subsequently granted diplomatic immunity against the charges.