Ramaphosa condemns attacks on foreign nationals


JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned violent attacks against foreign nationals in South Africa.

Two people have been killed and hundreds have been displaced following a flare-up of attacks against Malawian nationals last week in KwaZulu-Natal. 

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In a statement released on Monday Ramaphosa called on law enforcement agencies and citizens to work together to help identify the perpetrators.

“There can be no justification for criminality and if communities are disaffected for any reason, grievances must be raised with government and must be done within the confines of the law,” Ramaphosa said.

Meanwhile Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu on Monday assured representatives of African countries that their nationals are not being targeted.

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Publish date : 2019-04-01 19:41:58

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