Ramaphosa narrowly beats Dlamini Zuma for ANC top job

Ramaphosa narrowly beats Dlamini Zuma for ANC top job
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Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday became the new president of the African National Conference.
South Africa’s ruling party held its 54th conference at Nasrec, south of Johannesburg, where 4 708 delegates cast their ballots for the top leadership of the party.
Ramaphosa, the country’s deputy president, beat Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, former African Union chair, by 2 440 to 2 261 to head Africa’s oldest liberation movement.
Ramaphosa received 1 469 branch nominations while Dlamini-Zuma received 1 094 nominations.
He takes over from Jacob Zuma who was president of the party for 10 years.

These are the rest of the results:
Deputy President
David Mabuza – 2 538
Lindiwe Sisulu – 2 159

National Chairperson
Gwede Mantashe – 2 418
Nathi Mthethwa – 2 269

Secretary General
Senzo Mchunu – 2 336
Ace Magashule – 2 360

Deputy Secretary General
Jessie Duarte – 2 474
Zingiswa Losi – 2 213

Treasurer General
Paul Mashatile – 2 517
Maite Nkoana-Mashabane – 2 178