• Text size      
  • Send this article to a friend
  • Print this article

Zuma to focus on economic growth

South Africa's president Jacob Zuma said yesterday that economic growth will be the focus of his second term in office, speaking at his inauguration in the country's capital, Pretoria.

The national development plan, a blueprint for growth drawn up in his first term, would be the major engine of "radical" socio-economic change, said Zuma, 72.

"It's time for us to do what we have always said we would. Do not be alarmed when we take decisions that are hard and unusual, we will be doing it for your good," he told a huge crowd of supporters.

Contextual targeting label: 
Business

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on HeraldScotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis.
If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

235857