Cyril Ramaphosa is the new ANC president

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Cyril Ramaphosa has won the race for the ANC top job.
Ramaphosa was announced as the new president of Africa’s oldest liberation movement in Nasrec, Johannesburg on Monday, beating Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in what has been said to be the most fiercely contested national elective conference to date.

A total of 4 776 delegates to the National conference voted, including the leagues, the National Executive Committee  and Provincial General Councils.According to Sifiso Mfenyana, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Ramaphosa won the position with 2 440 votes. Dlamini-Zuma received 2261 votes.

Ramaphosa was elected the Secretary General of the ANC in 1991 and played a leading role in the CODESA negotiations.
In December 2012 he was elected as deputy president at the Mangaung conference.


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