President Ramaphosa makes big promise, vows to create 257k jobs per year

President Ramaphosa makes big promise, vows to create 257k jobs per year

The ANC is facing its toughest election campaign yet, as support has seen a decline in recent months. President Ramaphosa launched the ruling party's manifesto on the 12th of January and made many promises to South Africa.

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The ANC will have to step up its game this election, as support for the ruling party is not as strong as it always was.

The party has 61% of SA's support, according to a survey, but that does not make it definite that the party will have the big win it wants.

With that in mind, the ANC is making big promises as President Ramaphosa says it will create 257 000 jobs per year.

A report by BusinessInsider indicates that the ruling party wants to reform the sectors with the best potential for growth and job creation.

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Briefly.co.za gathered that the president also promised that a fund will be created to build roads and hospitals during the manifesto launch.

The election manifesto was launched after a week of campaigning for the ruling party, with President Cyril Ramaphosa delivering to a stadium full of eager supporters on 12 January.

Ramaphosa said the agreements reached at the 2018 Job Summit will help boost South Africa's economy and create many jobs.

It is estimated that this could contribute around 275,000 additional jobs each year, nearly doubling the annual rate of employment creation.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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