Zuma recommits to Constitution

2012-02-09 19:22
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Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma on Thursday recommitted his government to advancing the ideals of the Constitution.

Delivering his annual State of the Nation address to a joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament, Zuma said 2012 was special in that it marked the 16th anniversary of the Constitution.

However, despite the promises made, the problems of unemployment and poverty persisted.

Women and children, especially, continued to suffer, he said.

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