President Emmerson Mnangagwa has congratulated Cyril Ramaphosa for victory by the ANC in the just ended South African elections. Mnangagwa has said that he looks forward to working closely with Ramaphosa in the strengthening of relations between Zimbabwe and SA.
Congratulations Cde @CyrilRamaphosa on your election victory. We wish you success as you build a strong and prosperous South Africa, and look forward to working closely together as we further strengthen the relationship between our two nations
— President of Zimbabwe (@edmnangagwa) May 11, 2019
The ANC won the National Assembly elections, whose results were announced Saturday, with a 57.7% majority. The Democratic Alliance was the second most popular with 20.77% of the votes and Julius Malema’s EFF got 10.79% securing third place.
Ramaphosa’s inauguration will take place on 25 May 2019.