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#SandtonShutdown: Civil society organisations target Sandton

gender-based violence

Civil society organisations have gathered in Johannesburg’s economic hub. They are calling for a complete shutdown of Sandton.

More than 70 of them have joined forces to condemn gender-based violence and are marching on Sandton.

gender-based violence

South Africa has been gripped by ongoing gender-based violence and attacks on foreign nationals. A number of women have been brutally killed recently.

In other news – Cyril Ramaphosa pulls out of UN meeting to focus on critical issues in SA

President Cyril Ramaphosa has pulled the plug on his trip to the UN General Assembly later this month so he can deal with ongoing problems in SA.

President Cyril Ramaphosa

The presidency said on Thursday that Ramaphosa had delegated international relations and co-operation minister Naledi Pandor to lead SA’s delegation to New York to allow the Ramaphosa “to concentrate on critical issues in the country”. The gathering of world leaders takes place September 23-26. Read more

Source: eNCA