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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
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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
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Thabo Mbeki at presidential inauguration
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Siyabonga Cwele
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EFF and other VIP delegates
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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
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Ramaphosa signs oath
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Ramaphosa concluded his address by asking God to bless Africa.

planes flying over stadium
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ramaphosa with troops
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paracheutte
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ramaphosa sa inauguration colourful
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