South Africans must live in peace with each other and foreign nationals - Ramaphosa

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- news24.com | a week ago

South Africans should embrace one another as well as foreign nationals, President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP).

He was answering questions in the NCOP on Thursday, with the first question on the agenda dealing with South Africa's border management concerning the recent xenophobic attacks. Over the years, Ramaphosa said, the South African government have put in place measures for border control and this had culminated in the Border Management Authority Bill, which had been introduced in the Fifth Parliament and was currently before the NCOP.

He added the bill would ensure that people and goods crossing the border were processed more efficiently, increase the capacity to manage border threats and combat transnational crimes.

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