TAC analyses President Zuma's 'State of the Nation' address. A positive aspect of the address included the recommitment of government to the NSP targets, although plans for implementation were not explained. Zuma's statement on social grants, however, was disappointing. The Chronic Illness Grant was not tabled as a possibility, despite its necessity in the context of South Africa's dual epidemics of TB/HIV.
TAC ANALYSIS OF PRESIDENT ZUMA’S ‘STATE OF THE NATION’ ADDRESS
3 June 2009
There are some positive signs in President Zuma’s...Read more