Ramaphosa: No acts of violence will be tolerated

Commuters have a challenging morning ahead as they try to get to work following a weekend marred by violence. The Rea Vaya bus services have been suspended as well as services on the Gautrain. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned the violence playing out in some parts of the country.

Trucks have been set alight, shops looted and many roads have been blocked.

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He says South Africa will not tolerate any form of criminality.

"Property has been destroyed, cars stolen, people intimidated and hurt, and some have died," he said.

"These acts are damaging the lives of people and damaging our efforts to rebuild the economy.

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"There are those that are hurt and angry, there can never be any justification to embark on violence and destructive actions that negatively affect the rights of others. 

"This must be condemned by South Africans at all costs," Ramaphosa said.


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