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Ramaphosa takes over as South African President

IANS  |  Johannesburg 

Cyril Ramaphosa, the of South Africa's ruling (ANC), was elected the nation's new on Thursday in a following the resignation of scandal-plagued

The new was the only candidate nominated in Parliament and the announcement was welcomed by singing in the National Assembly, the reported.

However, his appointment was met with anger by members of the ultra-left who walked out of the chamber in protest before the vote.

Zuma, charged with corruption, resigned in a nationally televised address on Wednesday.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 18:32 IST
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