Ramaphosa, Malema condemn xenophobic attacks in South Africa

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- africa.cgtn.com | 3 months ago

FILE - REUTERSSouth Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned the latest spate of xenophobic attacks in the country and called on security agencies to arrest perpetrators.

He said the violence, which mostly targeted Malawian and other African nationals, in KwaZulu-Natal, was regrettable, “particularly on the eve of Freedom Month” marking 25 years since the country’s first democratic elections. Last week, dozens of people were forced from their homes by angry mobs who also looted shops.

Julius Malema, leader of the  Economic Freedom Fighters echoed Ramaphosa’s sentiments.

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