Zuma claims to be the brains behind the National Development Plan

Zuma claims to be the brains behind the National Development Plan

Ex-president Jacob Zuma has shaken things up once again, this time by claiming that he was the brains behind the notion of the National Development Plan (NDP)

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The former president Jacob Zuma attended his foundation’s 10th annual chess tournament where children and teenagers are motivated to test their strategy in a good old-fashioned game of chess.

Before long the ex-president did what he does best by inviting controversy to the event. Speaking to a full venue at eMandeni in KZN he had made outlandish statements.

To the surprise of the people present Zuma had gone into a tirade about he had been the creator of the NDP and that without him, South Africa would have no ideal for the future.

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The NDP is a vision for the country for 11 years from now in 2013. The concept has the inclusion of all demographics at its centre.

“South Africa’s transition from apartheid to a democratic state has been a success… Despite the success, too many people are trapped in poverty and we remain a highly unequal society.”

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In a nutshell, the NDP wants to uplift a large portion of South Africans out of poverty and arm the youth with tools and resources as well as access to education.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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