Johannesburg - ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has now set a target of attracting R1.4 trillion of investments in South Africa in the hope of securing job opportunities for young people.
Ramaphosa made the commitment while addressing thousands of ANC supporters as part of his party’s Siyanqoba Rally ahead of the May 8 national elections.
“We want to grow the economy of the country for the benefit of all. We want to attract R1.4 trillion investment in our country. It has never been done before in South Africa. We are going to do it. We are determined to achieve it build factories, mines, call centres and job opportunities for young people.
“We want to ensure that agriculture become the sunrise factor in the economy and to create jobs for our people,” Ramaphosa said.
He said his party committed to signing a social compact with labour to ensure that decent jobs are created in the country.