Cyril Ramaphosa has emerged the new president of South Africa today.
A day after Jacob Zuma resigned after pressure from the ruling ANC
The ANC leader was declared president by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, who presided over the election.
Ramaphosa was nominated as a candidate by ANC backbencher, Patrick Maesela, and the nomination was seconded by his colleague, Joan Fubbs.
None of the opposition parties nominated a candidate.