Townships, youth are at the centre of economic revitalisation plan – Ramaphosa

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President Cyril Ramaphosa says townships and the youth are at the centre of economic revitalisation plan
President Cyril Ramaphosa says townships and the youth are at the centre of economic revitalisation plan

The township and rural economy is at the centre of South Africa’s reconstruction effort.

“Whether it is a vendor selling their wares at a taxi rank, a small internet cafe providing vital services like connectivity and printing, or home industries and mobile wagons selling food, these businesses are a lifeline to both urban and rural communities,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said in his newsletter to the nation on Monday morning.

“They are a means of livelihood for their owners and more often than not employ others from the same community.”

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