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Former South African President Jacob Zuma resigns his post in a televised address to the country last month. Now, just one month later, the embattled erstwhile leader faces 16 counts of corruption, money laundering and racketeering. Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cyril Ramaphosa seen delivering a speech Sunday at the Grand Parade in Cape Town, South Africa, before he was elected president. AP hide caption

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South Africa Elects Cyril Ramaphosa As Its New President

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South African President Jacob Zuma (right) shares a laugh with Cyril Ramaphosa in Bloemfontein, South Africa, in 2012. Zuma resigned Wednesday and is widely expected to be replaced by Ramaphosa. Themba Hadebe/AP hide caption

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Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's deputy president, looks on during the 54th national conference of the African National Congress party in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Sunday. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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South Africa's ANC Chooses President Zuma's Replacement On 2019 Ballot

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Supporters of the opposition Democratic Alliance march against President Jacob Zuma ahead of the motion of a no confidence vote against him in Cape Town, South Africa. Brenton Geach/Getty Images hide caption

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Zuma Survives (Another) No-Confidence Vote In South Africa's Parliament

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A woman prays outside the house of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg on Friday, the day after his death. Stephane de Sakutin /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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