South African Government

Let's grow South Africa together

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Government priorities

Seven priorities (2019 SoNA)

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced in the State of the Nation Address for 2019 that government will concentrate on:

7 priorities

  • Economic transformation and job creation 
  • Education, skills and health
  • Consolidating the social wage through reliable and quality basic services; 
  • Spatial integration, human settlements and local government;
  • Social cohesion and safe communities;
  • A capable, ethical and developmental state and
  • A better Africa and World.

5 goals

  • No person in South Africa will go hungry. This is a bold plan which I believe we will achieve.
  • Our economy will grow at a much faster rate than our population.
  • Two million more young people will be in employment.
  • Our schools will have better educational outcomes and every 10-year-old will be able to read for meaning.
  • Violent crime will be halved, if not eliminated.

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