Discussion | Symbolism behind president's inauguration

PRETORIA - President-elect, Cyril Ramaphosa will be inaugurated as the President of the Republic of South Africa on Wednesday. 

The country has been here before, in 2019 when he was inaugurated at the Loftus Versveld stadium, which was the first time such an event had taken place at a stadium. 

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Thirty years ago, Nelson Mandela was inaugurated as President at the Union Buildings so tomorrow, we will sort of see a full-circle moment. 

Kealeboga Maphunye who is Professor of African Politics at Unisa spoke to eNCA, on the symbolism of the venue and the significance of such a prestigious event as well as the anticipated speech.

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