Cabinet has approved the NHI Bill to be tabled in Parliament. This is according to the Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu. Primary health care in rural areas is a primary goal for the NHI project.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says now is the time that we have to make difficult choices that will not please everyone. Speaking during his State of the Nation Address Ramaphosa says that if goals set out in the NDP are to be met by the 6th administration, they must have specific targets towards which they must work.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has admitted that government will miss the National Development Plan target of reducing the country’s unemployment rate to around 6% by 2030.
Opposition parties in the North West have welcomed a decision of the Provincial Executive Council led by Premier Job Mokgoro, to reverse all the programmes that his predecessor Supra Mahumapelo had adopted.
Government says it hopes to achieve the goals of the National Development Plan and radical economic transformation through the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP).