Ramaphosa appoints special envoy after the recent attacks on Africans

Ramaphosa appoints special envoy after the recent attacks on Africans

President Ramaphosa has slammed the xenophobic attacks in South Africa as 'shameful' and called on the people of SA to do better and stop with the violence. He also appointed an envoy who will be delivering messages of support to the heads of governments across Africa.

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After the xenophobic attacks of late, President Ramaphosa has appointed a special envoy to deliver messages of support to several African heads of state and governments.

TimesLIVE reports that the president called the attacks 'shameful' when he was addressing people at the Grace Bible Church in Soweto.

He also called on South Africans to cease their violent behaviour towards foreign nationals.

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The envoy, Briefly.co.za learned, is headed by former minister, Jeff Radebe. They will visit Nigeria, Zambia, Senegal, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana and Tanzania.

The steps that will be taken to end attacks on foreigners will be described to the various governments.

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This comes after Mozambique and Zimbabwe started to join Nigeria in efforts to take citizens living in SA back home.


Meanwhile, some foreign nationals say they want to live in Mzansi despite their xenophobia fears.

The violence of the past few weeks doesn't scare of everyone, and for some, the grass is still greener on this side of the border.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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