Ramaphosa urges SA to unite

2018-07-19 06:01

PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa urged South Africans to work towards creating a country that is free from religious intolerance and gender discrimination.

He was speaking at Ottawa during his visit to Imam Hussain Mosque on Saturday afternoon. He was in the area as part of the #ThumaMina (Send Me) campaign, visiting the family of the slain worshipper who was killed during an attack at the mosque last month.

Ramaphosa condemned the attacks, saying: “We issued a statement condemning the attacks here in Verulam and, from the government side, we reject and condemn these attacks. These attacks are ones that we never want to see happening in South Africa and we will never allow in our country.

“We are a country that has embraced the concept of religious tolerance and the equality of our people. This is born from our history. We come from a history of struggle against discrimination and injustice.”


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