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'I agree, enough is enough', Ramaphosa addresses protesters outside parliament

5 September 2019 1:05 PM
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The president confirmed he would be travelling to the Eastern Cape to visit the family of slain UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana.

President Cyril Ramaphosa was met with a mix of boos and cheers as he addressed protesters outside Parliament in Cape Town on Thursday.

Thousands of people gathered to hear the president's response to the widespread outrage which has been felt across the country this week following the murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana.

I know that you are saying that enough is enough. I agree with you that enough is enough.

President Cyril Ramaphosa

He promised to address the nation later on the measures government would be taking to address the concerns laid out in the memo handed to him by those who took to the streets on Thursday.

As the crowd chanted 'we want justice!' Ramaphosa confirmed that he would be travelling to the Eastern Cape on Friday to meet with the family of murdered UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana.

Listen to the full interview below:


5 September 2019 1:05 PM
Tags:
Ramaphosa
Protest
gbv
Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) declaration
Uyinene Mrwetyana

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