Ramaphosa wins narrow vote to become head of S. Africa’s ANC

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A new leader is preparing to succeed Jacob Zuma as head of the governing African National Congress party in South Africa. Cyril Ramaphosa won a narrow vote, 2,440 out of 4,700 delegates selecting him as their leader.

Observers expect Ramaphosa to run for president when elections are held in 2019.

Zuma is ineligible for a third term.

CGTN’s Rene Del Carme reports from Johannesburg.