South Africans hope new ANC leader will bring real change

Many hope his humble roots will play a major part in bringing about economic reforms that help the poor and battle corruption.

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    Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's deputy president, has been elected to lead the country's ruling ANC party.

    Many hope his humble roots will play a major part in bringing about economic reforms that help the poor and battle corruption.

    Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports.


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