Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in as South Africa's president.
Former president Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday.
In his first presidential speech, Ramaphosa promised to tackle the issues of corruption that proliferated under Zuma.
Ramaphosa, one of the country's wealthiest politicians, was the only candidate nominated by parliament to lead, and the decision was met with cheers by his supporters.
Cyril Ramaphosa was elected President of South Africa by parliament on Thursday after Jacob Zuma resigned overnight, heeding orders of the ruling African National Congress to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power. ...
South Africa risks becoming a "mafia state", Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa warned Sunday, calling for a corruption probe at the top as he stepped up criticism of President Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa is one of the main candidates to su...
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa's president in a parliamentary vote on Thursday after scandal-ridden Jacob Zuma reluctantly resigned on orders from the ruling African National Congress.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Cyril Ramaphosa, the leader of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC), will give details on President Jacob Zuma's future on Wednesday, parliament speaker Baleka Mbete said.