Cyril Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s President

Cyril Ramaphosa, the head of the African National Congress, was sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president after being elected unopposed by Parliament following the sixth general elections.

He was elected earlier this month with a majority of 57.50%, the smallest since the party came to power 25 years ago. Mr. Ramaphosa initially took over from Jacob Zuma in 2018 after Mr. Zuma was accused of corruption. Mr. Ramaphosa is the country’s fifth democratically elected president since apartheid ended in 1994.

Important Takeaways for SBI PO/Clerk Mains-
1. Capitals of South Africa: Cape Town, Pretoria, Bloemfontein.
2. The rand is the official currency of South Africa.

Source- The BBC News

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