Presidential inauguration in pictures

Presidential inauguration in pictures

Thousands of people gathered at Loftus Versveld in Tshwane to witness the swearing-in of President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday.

ramaphosa with troops waving

Coinciding with Africa Day, the ceremony was attended by high-profile delegates although noticeably absent was former president Jacob Zuma.

President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit
Thabo Mbeki at presidential inauguration
Siyabonga Cwele
EFF and other VIP delegates

Ahead of the inauguration, several politicians wished him well.

But Economic Freedom Fighter Julius Malema gave a stern warning against 'constitutional delinquents'.

Ramaphosa was met by cheers as he took his oath of office.

Ramaphosa takes oath
Ramaphosa signs oath

Ramaphosa concluded his address by asking God to bless Africa.

planes flying over stadium
ramaphosa with troops
ramaphosa sa inauguration colourful

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