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18/12/2017 17:25 SAST | Updated 18/12/2017 17:25 SAST

What Were Zuma And Ramaphosa Doing On Their Phones ?

Could they have been discussing the upcoming announcement? Were they checking that the results were going according to plan? Only they would know...

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Just minutes before the African National Congress was due to announce the new president of the governing party, outgoing president Jacob Zuma and his possible successor, Cyril Ramaphosa, were on their phones at the same time.

The question is, what were they doing on their phones? Could they have been discussing the outcome? Were they checking that the results were going according to plan? Only they would know...

People on Twitter certainly had opinions: