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Acting President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa reacts as he arrives at Parliament in Cape Town, on February 15, 2018 for a session to officially deal with former President Zuma's resignation and his possible election and swearing.
South Africa prepared to welcome wealthy former businessman Cyril Ramaphosa as its new president on February 15, 2018 after scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma resigned under intense pressure from his own party. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / MIKE HUTCHINGS        (Photo credit should read MIKE HUTCHINGS/AFP/Getty Images)
Acting President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa reacts as he arrives at Parliament in Cape Town, on February 15, 2018 for a session to officially deal with former President Zuma's resignation and his possible election and swearing.
South Africa prepared to welcome wealthy former businessman Cyril Ramaphosa as its new president on February 15, 2018 after scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma resigned under intense pressure from his own party. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / MIKE HUTCHINGS        (Photo credit should read MIKE HUTCHINGS/AFP/Getty Images)

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Cyril Ramaphosa has been confirmed as the new President of South Africa in a parliamentary vote just hours after the scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma resigned from the role.

Ramaphosa elected as South Africa's President

Cyril Ramaphosa has been confirmed as the new President of South Africa in a parliamentary vote just hours after the scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma resigned from the role.