It was a dramatic eleventh hour resignation when most in parliament thought Jacob Zuma was prepared to fight to the end. If he had it would have meant a humiliating vote of no confidence in parliament. Instead Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to be sworn in by the Chief Justice as the President of South Africa at 2pm. Karabo Letlhatlha spoke to businessman Kenny Kunene.
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