Ramaphosa elected as President of South Africa

 

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa was elected President of South Africa unopposed in the National Assembly on Thursday afternoon.

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Picture: Daily Dispatch

Ramaphosa’s candidacy was nominated by ANC backbencher Patrick Maesela and seconded by his colleague‚ Joan Fubbs.

None of the opposition parties nominated a presidential candidate.

Ramaphosa was congratulated by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng who presided over the election.

This is a developing story.

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