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South Africa's Leader Hopes for a Payoff on His Gamble

Sep 7, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa attends the 10th BRICS summit on July 26 in Johannesburg.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa attends the 10th BRICS summit on July 26 in Johannesburg. Ramaphosa has difficult choices to make as he attempts to guide the African National Congress party to electoral victory next year.

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Since coming to power in early 2018, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has gone to great lengths to distance himself from his controversial predecessor, Jacob Zuma. By cracking down on graft and making overtures to the business community and foreign investors, Ramaphosa's reign has offered a notable departure from the...

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