Xenophobia: 10 Killed In South Africa – Ramaphosa

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Updated September 5, 2019
President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a public meeting in the Western Cape Province, about 350km from Cape Town.  RODGER BOSCH / AFP


At least 10 people have been killed by xenophobic violence in South Africa this week, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Thursday, adding that one victim was a foreign national.

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“There can be no excuse for the attacks on the homes and businesses of foreign nationals,” Ramaphosa said in a speech aired on national television and radio.

“Equally, there is no justification for the looting and destruction of businesses owned by South Africans.”