We heard the numbers in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address and we’ll hear where the money will come from in Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana Budget Presentation.
According to the President we’ve been creating jobs through various stimulus programmes addressing both broad unemployment, as well as youth unemployment.
He says our education system is getting better and money is being allocated to infrastructure, investment and the elephant in the room, energy, which will see a new ministerial portfolio and a higher level of crisis management.
So, we’ll be OK then?
Not according to Bonang Mohale, President of Business Unity South Africa and Chancellor of the University of the Free State. He says it’s all very well to allocate finance and resources to the myriad problems facing our society and economy, it’s the implementation that is found wanting……..