South Africa's parliament will elect Cyril Ramaphosa as the country's new president on Thursday, the ruling ANC party said, after Jacob Zuma resigned in a late-night television address.

AFP | Feb 15, 2018, 15:04 IST
File photograph of Cyril Ramaphosa File photograph of Cyril Ramaphosa
CAPE TOWN: South Africa's parliament will elect Cyril Ramaphosa as the country's new president on Thursday, the ruling ANC party said, after Jacob Zuma resigned in a late-night television address.
The African National Congress (ANC), which has a large majority in parliament, said in a statement that it would nominate Ramaphosa, a wealthy former businessman, "to be elected as the new President of the Republic of South Africa".


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