Urging Parliament to pass the bill that would ratify the country's new constitution, Ramaphosa delivered an impassioned speech in defense of universal human rights.
The agency said in December that the "new ANC leadership gives prospect of a credit positive policy shift", but noted that a narrow victory for Ramaphosa could complicate efforts to reform the country.
MPs and guests quietened while they watched the footage of Ramaphosa's 21-gun salute, and stood to attention for the playing of the national anthem.
Ramaphosa's comment that the mining sector should be treated as a sunrise sector and not a sunset sector was encouraging but one needed to be realistic, Lings said.
Born in 1952, Ramaphosa is a businessman, a politician and a trade unionist.
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