Cyril Ramaphosa Elected As South Africa’s New President
Following the resignation from office by immediate past South Africa;s President, Jacob Zuma, after being alleged of gross misconduct and corruption charges, lawmakers have on Thursday,selected Cyril Ramaphosa as the country’s new president.
Ramaphosa, the leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), party since December, was the only candidate nominated during a session of parliament.
In an earlier TV interview on Wednesday, Zuma said he had received “very unfair” treatment from the party that he joined in 1959 and in which he had fought for decades against apartheid white-minority rule.
Zuma had been in a power struggle with Ramaphosa, his deputy president.