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Top news items in major S. African news outlets

Xinhua, April 20, 2017 Adjust font size:

The following are news items in South Africa's major news outlets on Thursday:

-- Do not allow revolutionary sounding slogans to hoodwink the public, South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said.

Speaking at a Black Business Council event in Johannesburg on Wednesday evening, Ramaphosa said some were attempting to appropriate the democratic movement, along with its history, symbols and policies in pursuit of factional interests. (News24)

-- The transformation of South Africa's economy is inevitable, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday evening. (Fin24)

-- As the situation in Vuwani remains tense on Thursday morning, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula is expected to visit the protest-hit Limpopo town in an effort to bring about peace and stability.

Police remain on high alert, while the families of two men who were killed in a crash linked to the protests have pleaded with community members to end the shutdown. (Eyewitness News) Enditem