Three women murdered after president's anti-femicide speech

In the wake of President Cyril Ramaphosa's announced plans to deal with femicide, news has emerged that three women were murdered in the Cape Flats. Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - In the wake of President Cyril Ramaphosa's announced plans to deal with femicide, news has emerged that three women were murdered in the Cape Flats.

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Western Cape police confirmed the body of a woman believed to be in her 30s found in Gugulethu, Cape Town on Friday morning.

She is believed to have been stoned to death.

Residents in the area have said crimes in the area are usually limited to robbery.

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Two more deaths were reported in Gugulethu and Khayelitsha.

Details around their deaths are still unclear.

No arrests have been made.

Ongoing protests against gender-based violence in South Africa have recently highlighted the plight of women in the country. 

Source
eNCA