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Elections 2024: President and National Assembly speaker to be elected on Friday

# Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has announced that the president and speaker of the National Assembly will be elected on Friday. Zondo will oversee the first sitting of the National Assembly, where members will take their oaths and elect a speaker. The National Assembly in Cape Town will witness the swearing-in of members of Parliament. According to the Constitution, a president must be elected within 14-days of election results being declared. Members of the National Council of Provinces will be sworn in the following day.