I was touched by what I heard that our president is saying our country need academics as the current ones are old. Yes we also need the old ones to shows us the way and teach us the way forward.
I'm from a manufacturing industry "Steel Manufacturing Plant" and what Mr. President is saying yes I full agree, its true. If our government plus private sector can come together for the benefit of South African economy, all of us we can benefit i.e. a country, companies, as individuals, our communities etc.
We need to really invest cause at the end most companies who invested in their products are benefiting even before the set time frame has been reach i.e. Samsung compared to Balckberry.
So investing to education will benefit the country and attract investors cause well have skill to do things and from academic point of view, cost will be decrease when it come to manufacturing when you invest in education unlike if you have people with experience but lack education, cost will always sky rocket I'm talking from experience point of view.
Ask people who used to be employees at Dimbaza Foundries in Eastern Cape what people with experience can do, simple mess up everything till to a point where investors cant take it any more.
JayZee thanks if you can invest more on education and less on grants cause they make people lazy.
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