February 15, 2018 / 3:30 PM / 10 months ago

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng in Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

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.

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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