Statistician General Pali Lehohla says South Africa faces disaster as population growth is not translating into better economic prospects for 90% of the population. Lehohla says barriers to black people completing school or getting a degree is a major driver of poverty. He says the prospect of black students graduating has declined significantly. “So, we have decided to be very wasteful in the way we deploy our resources. We need to plan.
The NDP is a very good document. It sets the tone, but we don’t have the planning system to implement this thing.” (SABC)