Mr President whilst the NFP commends your hopeful spirit we need to emphasize

Mr president whilst the nfp commends your hopeful

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Mr President, whilst the NFP commends your hopeful spirit, we need to emphasize that radical plans need radical implementation; the time for lip service is over. Thank you The MINISTER OF SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Chairperson of the NCOP, Your Excellency the President, the hon Deputy President, Madam Chief Whip, fellow Members of the Parliament, all dignitaries and the president of South African Local Government
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UNREVISED HANSARD JOINT SITTING TUESDAY, 25 JUNE 2019 Page: 239 Association, Salga, I need to say that specifically so that the home province can account. Tshiven a: Ndi masiari avhu i. English: This state of the nation address and its debate are taking place when the country is still commemorating the 43rd year since the June 16 student uprisings. As you have said, Mr President, we cannot impose our solutions on the youth; everything we have to do must be led by young people themselves. Just to recommit to the announcement we made at your pre-state of the nation engagement with young people and as a special gesture to the national Youth Day commemoration, we shall fund 43 young entrepreneurs drawn mainly from the National Youth Development Agency. This funding is available to support the sustainability and expansion of the businesses of those entrepreneurs.
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UNREVISED HANSARD JOINT SITTING TUESDAY, 25 JUNE 2019 Page: 240 We are targeting young entrepreneurs who can create a minimum of 10 jobs, because we already know, hon Hill-Lewis, that entrepreneurs create jobs. Instead of me freezing on my maiden speech, the technology is freezing on me, but as any other person, I always feel safe and have a backup plan. Yes, it is my maiden speech. Can I not be heckled? The CHAIRPERSON OF THE NCOP: Order, members! Mr J S MALEMA: Hon Chair. She must take her time. We are not like people from her party. We understand. It is your maiden speech. The CHAIRPERSON OF THE NCOP: Please, proceed. The MINISTER OF SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Commander-in-chief, CIC, the people from my party are accepting, because as we in the ANC Youth League boldly declared in our 24th national congress and on that congress theme that economic freedom is in
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UNREVISED HANSARD JOINT SITTING TUESDAY, 25 JUNE 2019 Page: 241 our lifetime and this remains a generational mission. Our contribution to that mission is a programme to enable job creators because young people can’t continue to be job seekers. [Applause.] Research has found that small businesses, if sufficiently supported, can play a vital role in economic development and inclusion as the barriers of entry are limited. Therefore, ours are twin tasks: firstly, is to achieving the National Development Plan, NDP, goal for small, medium & micro enterprise, SMMEs, to contribute at least 50% to the gross domestic product, GDP, by 2024; and secondly, is the transforming our economy for inclusive ownership. We shall not allow the ownership of our economy to remain in the hands of a few.
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