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Wily negotiator Ramaphosa takes South Africa's top job

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – After weeks of tortuous discussions to convince scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state, South Africa’s great negotiator, Cyril Ramaphosa, has fulfilled his long-held ambition to lead the country. Deputy president since 2014, Ramaphosa ...

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Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa

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. South Africa’s main stock market index jumped nearly ...

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Cyril Ramaphosa: ANC impatient over Jacob Zuma future

The leader of South Africa’s ruling party has acknowledged growing impatience over the failure to resolve President Jacob Zuma’s future. Cyril Ramaphosa said the matter had to be handled with “care and purpose”. “We know you want this matter to ...

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South Africa's ANC leader Ramaphosa urges unity as Zuma booed

Cyril Ramaphosa, the new leader of South Africa’s ruling ANC, has said the party must address the “dysfunction” in its ranks and unite at all levels. Mr Ramaphosa told a large rally in the south-eastern city East London that the ...

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S Africa's ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has selected Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as the party’s leader. The country’s deputy president defeated former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Mr Zuma’s ex-wife, after a marathon voting process. Mr Ramaphosa ...

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