ANC leaders set to meet with affected communities

By Doug Mattushek - 11 September 2019Views : 702

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule revealed that the ANC top six will be visiting communities to hear their concerns following the xenophobic violence last week.

Waves of violence swept across parts of Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga, with foreign-nationals often being the target of protesters.

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The ANC is aware of the socio-economic issues facing many of the protesters and have indicated they will sit meet with the affected communities to hear their grievances.

"The ANC calls on its members to play an active role in mobilising communities against violence, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance," Magashule told The Citizen.

'It will work with communities and grassroots organisations to restore harmony and good relations to affected communities."

The ANC top six includes President Cyril Ramaphosa, deputy president David Mabuza, national chairperson Gwede Mantashe, treasurer-general Paul Mashatile, deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte and Magashule.