Cyril Ramaphosa wins leadership of South Africa’s ANC party

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has elected Cyril Ramaphosa as its new president, making the nation’s deputy president likely to become the country’s next head of state. One of the nation’s wealthiest citizens, the 65-year-old Ramaphosa has styled himself in recent months as a reformer who will steer South Africa away from the corruption scandals that have hurt the economy and briefly sent it into recession this year. As the head of the ANC, Ramaphosa…

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