South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, centre, visits the Maponya mall on Sunday to discuss the damage caused by recent looting and destruction in Soweto. Photo: AFP South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, centre, visits the Maponya mall on Sunday to discuss the damage caused by recent looting and destruction in Soweto. Photo: AFP
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, centre, visits the Maponya mall on Sunday to discuss the damage caused by recent looting and destruction in Soweto. Photo: AFP

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa joins post-riot clean-up efforts and warns against vigilantism

  • The country was gripped by more than a week of chaos that claimed more than 200 lives as looters ransacked shopping centres and groups blocked trade routes
  • Ramaphosa is under pressure as only one of the suspected masterminds of what officials have called an attempted ‘insurrection’ has been arrested

Topic |   South Africa
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, centre, visits the Maponya mall on Sunday to discuss the damage caused by recent looting and destruction in Soweto. Photo: AFP South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, centre, visits the Maponya mall on Sunday to discuss the damage caused by recent looting and destruction in Soweto. Photo: AFP
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, centre, visits the Maponya mall on Sunday to discuss the damage caused by recent looting and destruction in Soweto. Photo: AFP
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