19 Jun 2024, 16:52

S.Africa's Ramaphosa sworn in for second full term as president

PRETORIA, June 19, 2024 (BSS/AFP) - South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in for a second full term as president at a ceremony in Pretoria on Wednesday, after his weakened African National Congress (ANC) struck a government coalition deal.

"I Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa swear that I will be faithful to the Republic of South Africa, and will obey, observe, uphold and maintain the Constitution and all other law of the Republic," the 71-year-old said as he took the oath of office before Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.