Ramaphosa must admit that farm murders are a crisis

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President Cyril Ramaphosa must admit that this is a crisis on his watch, that all South Africans are equal before the law and our Constitution, and that compassion for a farm manager is as important as the compassion he shows to the families of his own colleagues murdered in urban areas. Picture: GCIS
President Cyril Ramaphosa must admit that this is a crisis on his watch, that all South Africans are equal before the law and our Constitution, and that compassion for a farm manager is as important as the compassion he shows to the families of his own colleagues murdered in urban areas. Picture: GCIS

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If a non-fact is repeated often enough, people begin to believe it is, in fact, true.

This is what happened when President Cyril Ramaphosa came out with his infamous “no farmers are being killed in South Africa” comment in 2018.

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