Focus on Africa: Ramaphosa between a rock and a hard place

- | 7 months ago

“We have a new plan called 'Dreams'” fired back a furious Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema, in comments published by the Johannesburg Star.

According to Malema the two million youth jobs promised by Ramaphosa fall short of the 11 million earmark for 2030 in the country’s National Development Plan. Ramaphosa’s failure to set budget benchmarks for his health care big bang and the lack of details about how he hopes to provide well-located houses and land for the poor is intriguing.

ANC in factionsSo too are the factional wars taking place inside the ruling African National Congress as sidelined veterans loyal to ousted President Jacob Zuma stage an attempt to regain lost ground by taking control of key parliamentary commissions.

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