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Growing unemployment the result of ANC government’s economic policy

"In 1994, 3,7 million people in South Africa were unemployed.  The ANC’s motto was: “Work, work, work”. Today, 9,4 million people are unemployed and they are blaming Apartheid. The only conclusion one can draw is that there is something seriously amiss with the ANC government’s economic policy," said Anton Alberts, FF Plus chairperson and parliamentary spokesperson for labour

Alberts reacted the budget of the department of labour i parliament on Tuesday.

"South Africa’s labour force is young and internationally, such a demographic dividend is associated with economic growth. Domestically, however, the opposite is happening as there is a threatening revolution due to growing unemployment and a future void of hope and expectation," Alberts said.

"The problem is, of course, that the government’s economic policy on the one hand and its policies that are essential for economic growth, like education, on the other hand are on the wrong track and will soon crash into the oncoming train called reality.

"Let us consider a few things in this regard:







"If these issues are not addressed, the economy will keep going downhill and job opportunities will vanish into thin air," Alberts said.



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