Under pressure over his track record on the economy, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will convene a gathering of top officials and business leaders on Thursday to find solutions to the country's long-running unemployment crisis. More than two decades after the end of white minority rule, South Africa still has one of the highest jobless rates among major global economies, with more than a quarter of its work-force unemployed.
DA MP and social development spokesperson Bridget Masango, had the charges laid at the Johannesburg Central police station on Wednesday. The Constitutional Court asked the National Prosecuting Authority to consider whether Dlamini should be prosecuted for lying under oath during her testimony at Judge Bernard Ngoepe's SA Social Security Agency inquiry.
The move was welcomed by many who want to see the language, known in English simply as Swahili, become the first African language spoken across the continent. Economic Freedom Fighters party leader Julius Malema says Swahili, which is spoken by more than a hundred million people across East and Central Africa, provides Africa with a chance to free itself from colonial shackles.
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