World May 11

South Africa’s ruling ANC marks weakest election victory

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress on Saturday marked its weakest victory in national elections in a quarter-century, while President Cyril Ramaphosa declared that the vote had given him and others “a firm mandate to build a better South Africa…

World Feb 15

President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa addresses MPs after being elected president in parliament in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo by Mike Hutchings/Reuters
Cyril Ramaphosa elected as South Africa’s new president

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa's new president after the resignation of Jacob Zuma, whose scandals brought the storied African National Congress to its weakest point since taking power at the end of apartheid.