Xenophobic attacks in SA: Manaka Ranaka is ashamed to be South African

Xenophobic attacks in SA: Manaka Ranaka is ashamed to be South African

Actress Manaka Ranaka isn't feeling very patriotic at the moment - she's ashamed to be South African. Her strong feelings of shame come from the xenophobia in Mzansi that seems to worsen with every passing day.

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Like most of South Africa, Manaka Ranaka is deeply upset by the xenophobic attacks in Mzansi.

She's so upset that she admitted to being ashamed of being South African, reports TimesLIVE.

The actress said this when she was commenting on a post that was shared by Mthokozisi Ndaba, the 2017 Idols SA runner-up.

"This makes me more ashamed of being South African. How do I fly our flag high with pride when we have become such people?"

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Manaka also shared a post on social media in which she asks where President Ramaphosa is during this violent time.

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The President has broken his deafening silence as South Africa mourns continued difficulties.

Briefly.co.za reported that #DearMrPresident had seen countless people calling on Ramaphosa to speak out on the situation facing the country.

In a statement released this morning, Ramaphosa commended law enforcement for recent arrests made over the murder of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana and boxing champion Leighandre Jegels, commenting that:

The murder of these two young women, one at the hands of a stranger and the other killed by a man who was reportedly her boyfriend, remain a stark reminder that the women of South Africa are not safe, either in their homes or in the streets.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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