February 15, 2018 / 3:41 PM / 6 months ago

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn into office as President of South Africa shortly after he was elected by parliament on Thursday, the day after the resignation of Jacob Zuma.

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in as president in Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Ramaphosa, 65, was elected unopposed as Zuma’s successor. He has put the focus on rooting out corruption and revitalising economic growth.

Reporting by Wendell Roelf; Editing by James Macharia

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