ANALYSIS: While the ANC squabbles SA screams towards a cliff
Instead of responding to the economic crisis, the party's NEC was consumed by internal disputes
It was somewhat poetic on Tuesday that Stats SA released the results of its quarterly labour force survey, showing a 1.4% jump in unemployment to 29%, just before the ANC released the outcome of its four-day national executive committee (NEC) meeting.
The news cycle was there overtaken by analysis of the jobs bloodbath and lack of progress in creating jobs.
It was a fitting prelude to ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule having to stumble his way through the NEC statement with the pretence that the governing party has dedicated focus on the country’s economic woes. ..