South African president Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his state of the nation address to parliament, in Cape Town. Photograph: Ruvan Boshoff/Reuters

Cyril Ramaphosa promised to “turn the tide of corruption” in his first speech as South Africa’s president, saying the nation was entering a “new dawn”(...)

Cyril Ramaphosa: does he have the leadership qualities that can inspire ANC members to join in his efforts to renew the movement and build the country? Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

South Africa’s newly elected president, Cyril Ramaphosa, is unlikely to bask for long in the satisfaction that has surely come from ousting his predec(...)

South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn into office after being elected at the parliament in Cape Town on Thursday. Photograph:  Mike Hutchings/AFP/Getty Images

Cyril Ramaphosa, the African National Congress’s recently elected leader, has become South Africa’s new president following Jacob Zuma’s resignation f(...)

South African president Jacob Zuma announced his immediate resignation in a TV address to the nation on February 14th, 2018, after the ruling ANC party threatened to eject him from office via a parliamentary vote of no confidence. Photograph: SIPHIWE SIBEKO/AFP/Getty Images

South African president Jacob Zuma resigned from office Wednesday night, bringing an end to a long-running fight for political survival he lost contro(...)

President of South Africa Jacob Zuma: if he refuses to stand down, the matter could go to parliament for a vote on a motion of no confidence. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

South African president Jacob Zuma is to respond on Wednesday to the ruling African National Congress party’s decision to recall him from office more (...)

Torn African National Congress  election poster bearing the face of ANC president Jacob Zuma. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook

Members of the African National Congress’s top decision-making body remained locked in a meeting on Monday night convened to resolve the political fut(...)

President Jacob Zuma leaves Tuynhuys, the office of the presidency in Cape Town, SA, February 7, 2018. Photograph: Reuters/Sumaya Hisham

A meeting of African National Congress leaders on Monday will finalise the ruling party’s exit talks with South African president Jacob Zuma, who stan(...)

Cyril Ramaphosa, ANC leader and South Africa’s deputy president: will be the ANC’s candidate for the presidency in the next election. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

African National Congress leader Cyril Ramaphosa has described talks with South African president Jacob Zuma as “constructive”, as the nation holds it(...)

Baleka Mbete, speaker of the national assembly, announces that the state of the nation address, due to be delivered by president Jacob Zuma, has been postponed, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photograph: Sumaya Hisham/Reuters

The top decision making body of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has postponed a meeting called for today that was to decide on whether(...)

Supporters of African National Congress deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa chant slogans outside the party headquarters in Johannesburg on Monday. Photograph: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images

South African president Jacob Zuma’s political future could be decided on Wednesday at a special sitting of the ruling party’s national executive comm(...)

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