ANC promises: increase jobs by a million, investments by the trillion

Lavish promises for sluggish economy and unemployment

13 January 2019 - 00:05 By QAANITAH HUNTER

The ANC yesterday unveiled a plan to create 275,000 jobs every year, a promise it will take to voters as it seeks a mandate to govern for another five years.
President Cyril Ramaphosa also promised to raise R1.2-trillion in new investments over the next four years.
These promises were contained in the party's manifesto, launched at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban yesterday.
During the week, party leaders revealed that their manifesto would respond to complaints about rising unemployment. Ramaphosa promised that the party would create 1.3-million jobs in the next five years...

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