Economic Freedom Fighters Promise 150K Jobs Through Gauteng Roads Agency

Economic Freedom Fighters Promise 150K Jobs Through Gauteng Roads Agency

  • The Economic Freedom fighters promised that if they win the General Elections, they plan to establish a Gauteng Roads Agency
  • Through this agency, the EFF said they would create 150K jobs in the province to fight unemployment
  • South Africans are sceptical of his promise and ruled it out as campaigning and politicking

Tebogo Mokwena, a Briefly News current affairs journalist in Johannesburg, South Africa, covered policy changes, the State of the Nation Address, politician-related news and elections at Daily Sun and Vutivi Business News for over seven years. Do you have a hard news story you would like to share? Email with CA in the subject line.

The EFF promised to give 150K people jobs through a Gauteng Roads Agency
The EFF wants to create 150K jobs. Images: Leon Sadiki/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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GAUTENG – The Economic Freedom Fighters promised that if they get voted into power, they will provide 150 000 jobs to the unemployed through the proposed Gauteng Roads Agency.

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EFF promises 150 000 jobs

According to SABC News, the EFF made the promise during their Dobsonville provincial manifesto launch on 2 March 2024. Leader Julius Malema said that jobs will be created through road and housing companies owned by the state. He said he would establish a Gauteng Roads Agency to create employment opportunities.

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South Africans don't believe him

Netizens on Facebook are taking what he said with a grain of salt and believe he's saying these things because he's campaigning for the general elections.

Thabang Mmusi said:

"Every time a political leader in SA opens his mouth, there would be an impossible promise and pathological lies."

Jerry Tshebesebe said:

"One thing I've learned is never to trust a politician."

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James Kanelo said:

"These ones can't be trusted. They tend to flip-flop as long as it suits them."

Siyandah Gcabashe remarked:

"Joke of the century. Look at Ekurhuleni now."

Khipheyakhe Khipa said:

"Julius Malema is just like any other ordinary politician on the continent."

EFF gunning for majority vote in Gauteng

In a similar article, Briefly News reported that the EFF was gunning for a majority victory during the upcoming elections in Gauteng.

EFF'S Gauteng Chairperson Nkululekok Dunga revealed that the party is expecting nothing less than 50% of the votes and is confident in the victory. South Africans sneered at Dunga and slammed the party, accusing it of setting lofty goals.

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