Summary: A new leader, a new optimism, a bull (market) and a lot of gold -- Cyril Ramaphosa
Johannesburg, Feb 27 (ONA) New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa
has announced his cabinet, making substantial changes to ministerial positions.
by Fred PhaswanaCyril Ramaphosa
is sworn in as the new South Africa president by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng at the parliament in Cape Town, South Africa February 15, 2018.
- a veteran of the anti-apartheid campaign - was formally sworn in by the chief justice after winning a vote in parliament.
vowed to address the issue of corruption as he was installed as South Africa's new president, following the scandal-tainted reign of his predecessor Jacob Zuma.
Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa
- forgive me, President Ramaphosa
- is self-evidently a private and reserved human being.
Following the resignation of South African president Jacob Zuma on Wednesday, Cyril Ramaphosa
is set to become the next leader of the country that is grappling with issues like shortage of drinking water, unemployment, HIV infection and widespread poverty.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- South Africa's parliament elected Cyril Ramaphosa
as the country's new President on Thursday, after Jacob Zuma resigned in a late-night television address.
The decision by the African National Congress's (ANC) national executive followed 13 hours of tense deliberations and one face-to-face meeting between Zuma and his presumed successor, deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa
, Reuters reported.
's victory in December's contest to lead South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) was a resounding repudiation of President Jacob Zuma.
Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, lost out to businessman Cyril Ramaphosa
. Although slated to remain in office until elections in 2019, Zuma is likely to come under pressure to quit sooner and allow Ramaphosa
, current vice president of the country, to take over.
, once Nelson Mandela's choice to be his heir, was elected on Monday as leader of South Africa's African National Congress, the country's dominant party, and thus almost certainly will become the next president.