Molewa sworn in as acting president

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iol news pic Edna Molewa 3880b ELMOND JIYANE/GCIS Minister Edna Molewa is sworn in as acting President of the Republic South Africa by Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke at the Constitutional Court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Pic: Elmond Jiyane/GCIS

Pretoria - Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has been sworn-in as acting president, the presidency said on Saturday.

President Jacob Zuma was in America leading a South African delegation to the inaugural United States-Africa Leaders' Summit taking place from August 4-6 in Washington DC, spokesman Mac Maharaj said in a statement.

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was in Nouakchott, in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to attend the inauguration ceremony of President-Elect Mahomed Ould Abdel Aziz.

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