Durban – President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that South Africa has no place for religious intolerance.
“There is no place for religious intolerance of any sort in the democratic South Africa. Our Constitution is clear that no person may be discriminated against on the basis of, among other things, religion, conscience, belief, culture or language,” Ramaphosa said.
Ramaphosa was speaking during a question-and-answer session with the National Assembly on Thursday.
This came after the president was asked about rumours regarding the alleged rise of “Islamic extremists” in certain parts of South Africa.
Ramaphosa said that despite the country’s conflicted past, South Africa has remained a nation that can be…