The newly elected President of the Republic of South Africa address the nation for the first time, at the National Assembly in Cape Town. Picture: Phando Jikelo/African News Agency/ANA
President Cyril Ramaphosa is delivering his first State of the Nation Adress in Parliament a day after being sworn in as the President of the Republic of South Africa.

On Thursday Ramaphosa was elected in the National Assembly after Jacob Zuma announced his resignation of Wednesday night.

Last week the Presidency postponed the annual address by the president as the ANC enages in protracted negotiations for Zuma to leave office.

On Thursday evening, Parliament announced that the State of the Nation Address would take place will full pomp and ceremony.

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