Youth unemployment and economic growth were the two topics President Cyril
Ramaphosa had the most to say about in his latest State of the Nation
Address on June 21, 2019. We broke down his speech into topics and made
them into an interactive Vuvuzela. We also dug out data on his five goals
for the next decade to see how much work needs to be done to meet them.
Select a topic below to see how many words were dedicated to each.
Alternatively, hover over the bars below.
Ramaphosa's Five Goals for the Next Decade
No person in South Africa will go hungry
An estimated 11.3% of South Africans or about
6.5-million people are vulnerable to hunger, according to
Our schools will have better educational outcomes and every 10 year
old will be able to read for meaning
78% of South Africa’s grade 4s cannot read for meaning in any
language, according the the latest Progress in International Reading
PIRLS 2016 report.
Violent crime will be halved
601,366 counts of contact crime were recorded during 2017/2018.
Contact crimes are murder and attempted murder, sexual offences, all
categories of assault, common robbery and robbery with aggravating
circumstances, according to the South African Police Service.