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African Union condemns in the strongest terms the surge of violence in South Africa

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Bongani Ndlovu, Online Reporter

THE African Union (AU) has condemned in the strongest terms the wave violence of in South Africa and has called for the quick restoration of order.

“The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, in the strongest terms the surge of violence that has resulted in the deaths of civilians and appalling scenes of the looting of public and private property, destruction of infrastructure, including the suspension of essential services in Kwazulu-Natal, Gauteng and other parts of South Africa. The Chairperson extends his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a rapid and full recovery to the wounded,” read the statement.

The chairperson said the restoration of order was very important to the country and the SADC region.

“The Chairperson calls for an urgent restoration of order, peace and stability in the country in full respect of the rule of law. He stresses that failure to do so can have grave impacts not only in the country, but the Region as a whole,” read the statement.

“The Chairperson reiterates the full and unwavering solidarity of the African Union Commission with the government and people of South Africa.

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