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