- Things aren't looking rosy for South Africa's president as the country's economy struggles to grow
- The 2018 Job Summit is possibly a place where President Ramaphosa can instil some confidence in his administration
- Unless President Ramaphosa can really turn things around, SA's economy could be his undoing
With the economy in such a worrying state, it's hanging over President Ramaphosa's head like a dark cloud.
Unless the president comes up with a realistic, workable solution, it could be his undoing.
South Africa needs employment, and fast. With the economy growing at a snail's pace, other, more achievable solutions are needed.
According to a report by IOL News, The National Planning Commission predicts that SA can only achieve an unemployment rate of 14% by 2030, a lot worse than the initial 6% that was hoped for.
The chaotic and violent protests, crime rates and lack of faith in police are all problems that weigh heavy on President Ramaphosa's shoulders.
The proposed stimulus package might not be the solution SA needs. The ratings agency said President Ramaphosa’s economic stimulus package is unlikely to significantly boost economic growth in the country, according to a report by Briefly.co.za.
The coming job summit will see the president focusing on the unemployment issue and maybe it will instil some faith in him again.
The way things are, President Ramaphosa needs to inspire a lot of belief and confidence in himself and his administration.
Unless he gives South African hope, it could mean the end of President Ramaphosa.
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