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Your Apology Is Accepted In Good Faith - Akufo-Addo To South Africa

President Akufo-Addo has welcomed an apology from President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has conveyed his and the apologies of the people of South Africa to people of Ghana over the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

The xenophobic attacks resulted in the deaths of and injuries to several African nationals, and the looting of their shops belonging to them.

But in a crunch meeting at Jubilee house with Mr Jeffrey Thamsanqa Radebe, a Minister of State at the Office of the South African Presidency, Nana Akufo-Addo said “it is a courageous act on his part to apologise on behalf of the people of South Africa for the actions of the perpetrators of the violence.”

The apology, the President stated, “is accepted in good faith”, and was hopeful that the “authors of the violence will be apprehended, and will face justice.”

He was confident that there continues to exist opportunities for stronger ties of co-operation between the two countries, and assured President Ramaphosa, through Minister Radebe, that Ghana remains committed to realizing the vision of a united Africa.

“We have been the marginalized people for too long, and we must stick together so we can have our day in the sun soon,” he added.

Mr Jeffrey Thamsanqa Radebe, a Minister of State at the Office of the South African Presidency, was in Ghana's Jubilee House on behalf of  President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa to officially apologise to Ghanaians.

Source: Kofi Atakora/Joydaddymultimedia.com

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