President Cyril Ramaphosa called on the nation to work together to end the violence that has engulfed the country this week and damaged confidence in SA as he scrambled against riots that overshadowed the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Cape Town.

In a televised address on Thursday night, Ramaphosa, called for calm after a week of anti-immigrant attacks and protests against gender-based violence in which he was criticised for lack of leadership and slow response.

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