Magashule wants SA’s economy placed in the hands of black majority

Magashule was in Soweto leading Gauteng’s celebrations on the life and times of struggle icon Charlotte Maxeke.

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule led Gauteng's celebrations on the life and times of struggle icon Charlotte Maxeke on 7 March 2021 in Soweto. Picture: Boikhutso Ntsoko/Eyewitness News.

JOHANNESBURG - African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Ace Magashule on Wednesday said the economy of the country must be placed firmly in the hands of the black majority.

Magashule was in Soweto leading Gauteng’s celebrations on the life and times of struggle icon Charlotte Maxeke.

Wednesday would've been her 150th birthday.

Magashule began the day by visiting the family of Maxeke in Kliptown.

Thereafter, Magashule laid a wreath at Maxeke’s grave at the Nancefield Cemetery.

He also attended a church service at the same church attended by Maxeke.

Magashule’s message was clear, saying government must stop talking but act since many were still struggling to survive so many years after the country obtained freedom.

“We must never fail our people and we must never retreat because victory is always certain for economic transformation.”

Magashule will later have lunch with ANC veterans at Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown.

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