There was some panic at the Union building earlier today over the news of the unstable health of the country’s preisdent.

According to the  news coming out of Union building,  indicates that President Cyril Ramaphosa has fallen ill, which affected his travel out of the country  Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today.

Ramaphosa has not been able to travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for a scheduled bi-national commission due to a chest infection, the Presidency said on Tuesday.

“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,” said the Presidency in a statement.

” SA President and President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will at a future stage ratify the agreements reached between the two countries at the 11th Session of the Bi-National Commission currently underway in Kinshasa.”

Khusela Diko, the spokesperson for the president said: “The South African government has been in communication with the government of the DRC regarding this change in President Ramaphosa’s schedule