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WHAT HAPPENED PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA delivered his first State of the Nation Address in Parliament, where he reiterated Government’s ambition to create jobs through the Expanded Public Works Programme and mentioned Government’s commitment to improving education. Reaction varied, with the majority generally welcoming his speech.
said Obama must be applauded for the bailout, as many vehicle industry workers in the US were losing jobs due to assembly plants and dealerships closing. It further said SA could learn from Obama’s courage in acting swiftly in times of crisis. said other alternative routes to the protected restructuring bail-out wouldn’t have worked.