As soon as Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng declared Cyril Ramaphosa the duly elected President of South Africa, members of Parliament rose to applaud.
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete was particularly happy. In an awkward moment, she kissed Ramaphosa twice on the cheeks. She also tried to wipe off her lipstick from the president's face.
Ramaphosa appeared flustered and Black Twitter immediately picked up on the moment. Briefly.co.za brings you some hilarious reactions below.
A user noticed how awkward it was:
Others picked up on how Mbete was particularly happy:
For some, it was their favourite moment:
Some thought Ramaphosa was ambushed:
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