In a press conference today, President Jacob Zuma announced government’s Operation Phakisa plan, will now be extended to the mining sector. Zuma said operation Phakisa, will be rolled out to the mining sector in October, to circumvent the loss of over 11 000 mining jobs.
The Department of Environmental Affairs leads the first phase of Operation Phakisa (from the Sesotho word meaning "hurry up"), to unlock the economic potential of South Africa's oceans.
Stephen speaks to Barry Bateman who reports about this matter:
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