6 new African leaders to taste their first UN summit, no women on the list

Ismail Akwei September 24, 2018

Cyril Ramaphosa – South Africa

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa took over as head of state and government following the resignation of Jacob Zuma on February 14 this year when he was sworn in as president after parliamentary approval. He was then the leader of the ANC party and Deputy President.

Ramaphosa is busy in New York since he arrived on Sunday as the UN is honouring Nelson Mandela. This is his first participation as the president of South Africa.


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