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South Africa’s Ramaphosa visits clean-up in Soweto following unrest

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says recent violent unrest and looting, which claimed more than 200 lives, united the country as well, as he visits cleanup and rebuilding efforts in Soweto township in Johannesburg.

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