South African president urges swift police action amid growing gender-based violence

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President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday urged police to intensify the manhunt for the killer of a female student as the country is haunted by growing gender-based violence.

“We are horrified at yet another killing of an innocent woman, and we are angry, this simply cannot go on,” Ramaphosa said. He was referring to the murder of Precious Ramabulana, a 19-year-old female student at the Ramokhopha campus of the Capricorn TVET (technical and vocational education and training) College in Limpopo Province .

Precious was brutally murdered on Saturday night in her rented room and her body was discovered the next day.

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