http://www.polity.org.za
Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
Home / Podcasts RSS ← Back
DURBAN|Harare|Johannesburg|Africa|Environment|Africa|South Africa|Zimbabwe|Albert Luthuli|Boingotlo Nthebe|De Klerk|Desmond Tutu|Helen Suzman|Jacob Zuma|Kgalema Motlanthe|Leah Tutu|Nomhle Canca|Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka|Robert Mugabe|Willem Faber
|Africa|Environment|Africa||
durban|harare|johannesburg|africa-company|environment|africa|south-africa|zimbabwe|albert-luthuli|boingotlo-nthebe|de-klerk|desmond-tutu|helen-suzman|jacob-zuma|kgalema-motlanthe|leah-tutu|nomhle-canca|phumzile-mlambongcuka|robert-mugabe|willem-faber
Close

Email this article

separate emails by commas, maximum limit of 4 addresses

Verification Image. Please refresh the page if you cannot see this image.

Sponsored by

Close

Article Enquiry

Daily Podcast – May 03, 2017

Verification Image. Please refresh the page if you cannot see this image.
Close

Embed Video

Daily Podcast – May 03, 2017

3rd May 2017

By: Sane Dhlamini
Creamer Media Researcher and Writer

SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE

Font size: -+

May 03, 2017.
For Creamer Media in Johannesburg, I’m Sane Dhlamini.
Making headlines:

ANC MP says it’s not Zuma's responsibility to create jobs

Advertisement

Mugabe arrives in Durban

And, former presidents unite to deal with crisis facing SA

Advertisement


It is not President Jacob Zuma's responsibility to create jobs, ANC MP Boingotlo Nthebe told the National Council of Provinces yesterday.

He said Zuma as the head of government drove policy, to create an environment for the private sector to implement it.

Nthebe was responding to DA MP Willem Faber's question on whether Zuma's role in the economy's downgrade to junk status had had a detrimental effect on workers.

 

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe arrived in Durban yesterday to attend the 27th World Economic Forum for Africa - just as Zimbabwe's economic crisis intensifies.

The 93-year-old president was seen off from Harare earlier in the day by both of his vice presidents, who are members of rival factions angling to succeed the longtime leader.

Zimbabwe State broadcaster said the aim of this week's WEF Africa was "to ensure Africa generated truly inclusive economic growth that would provide everyone with the same opportunity to prosper and achieve such change.

 

In an unprecedented move, three former presidents and a deputy president, will come together for the country to discuss the "deep and pervasive national general crisis" facing South Africa.

The foundations of former presidents FW De Klerk, Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Motlanthe, deputy president Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Desmond and Leah Tutu, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, Chief Albert Luthuli and Helen Suzman will kick off the national dialogues on Friday.

National Foundations Dialogue Initiative chairperson Nomhle Canca said amongst the threats to be discussed was the prevailing mood of despair and foreboding in society; the diminishing of confidence and erosion of trust, poverty; unemployment; a divided nation; a stagnant economy and growing disparity between the affluent and the poor.


For a news update each morning, register for Polity’s free daily newsletter
That’s a roundup of news making headlines today

EMAIL THIS ARTICLE      SAVE THIS ARTICLE ARTICLE ENQUIRY

To subscribe email subscriptions@creamermedia.co.za or click here
To advertise email advertising@creamermedia.co.za or click here

Comment Guidelines

About

Polity.org.za is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on Polity.org.za is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Register Close