President Cyril Ramaphosa says his new executive comprises of Ministers with a clear mandate to improve economic growth. Ramaphosa announced his new executive late on Wednesday and also merged various departments.
ANC deputy chairperson Mike Mabuyakhulu and 15 others face over 70 charges totalling to the R28 million listed in the charge sheet.
Free State Premier Ace Magashule has appealed to black-controlled industries in Botshabelo, east of Bloemfontein, to support one another to improve economic development.
Sporadic terror attacks and armed conflict in several African countries continue to hamper efforts to promote economic development .