South Africa president addresses long-running riots in north

Protests against corruption and a regional leader have turned into riots and looting, prompting Cyril Ramaphosa to cut short his trip to the UK and return to South Africa.

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa is promising to address long-running problems in the country’s north, where protests against a regional leader have descended into riots and looting.

Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from the city at the centre of the violence.