Opposition parties calling for real job opportunities
There were mixed reactions to President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Speech on Thursday night. With opposition parties saying President Zuma painted a pretty picture of the country and in reality this was not the case.
DA Leader Helen Zille said the president spoke about five hundred thousand jobs that have been created, however he promised five million jobs. What we need is economic growth to ensure that we get real jobs.
ANC General Secretary Gwede said jobs that are building on 3.5 million jobs which were provided by Public Works and community development work over the past five years, which gives young people access to work and give them the opportunity to be trained and that, is going to help us achieve the target of six million that has bee set.