President Cyril Ramaphosa has been re-elected as the President of South Africa, receiving 283 votes from parliamentarians, defeating Julius Malema who received 44 votes on June 14, 2024, at the Cape Town parliament.

Today, he was inaugurated for his new term at the 7th democratic presidential inauguration held at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

President Ramaphosa was inaugurated by Chief Justice Raymond Zondo. He will be the fifth President under the democratic government. If he completes his term, he will have the longest tenure among all presidents. It is expected that after the inauguration, he will announce his new cabinet and work with them.

The Union Buildings in Pretoria is the official seat of the South African government and has hosted all democratic presidential inaugurations since 1994. The event is a significant milestone in the country’s political calendar, marking the beginning of a new term for the President and the announcement of a new cabinet.

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