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Zuma sworn in for second term as president

2014-05-24 12:18

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma took his oath of office for a second term at around 11:35 at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday.

He was led by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.

"In the presence of everyone assembled here and in full realisation of the high calling I assume as president of the Republic of South Africa, I Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma swear that I will be faithful to the Republic of South Africa and will obey, observe, uphold, and maintain the Constitution and all other law[s] of the republic..." he said.

"I solemnly and sincerely promise that I will always promote all that will advance the Republic and oppose all that may harm it." There was a loud cheer after Zuma said "so help me God".

Mogoeng then asked Zuma to sign a certificate while placing his hand on a Bible.

Mogoeng then congratulated him.

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