ANC Election Manifesto | A Better Life for All
We will build an ECONOMY in which all our people have a meaningful stake and from which they can all benefit.

Introduce legislation to better enable workers to own a stake in the companies they work for and to share in all the profits.

Ensure compliance with the revised black economic empowerment codes programme.

Allocate 30% of government spend to small business and cooperatives and encourage the private sector to do the same.

Reduce the cost of data and extend free WiFi to more sites across the country.

Establish a township and village economy fund and support the formation of a network of community-owned retail and wholesale facilities.

Ensure competition authorities have the legal and financial muscle to address the problem of monopolies.

Make it easier for small and black-owned businesses to get credit and loans.

Support the growth of the co-operative banking sector and broaden ownership and control of banking by workers and communities.

Speed up land reform, including the transfer of title deeds, and support new commercial farmers.

Advance women’s access to land and protect the rights of long-term occupiers in communal land tenure.


Watch a summary of our 2019 Manifesto plan to grow an inclusive economy in which all South Africans have a meaningful stake and from which they can all benefit.

President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks on an inclusive economy at the launch of the Africa National Congress 2019 Manifesto held at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban KwaZulu Natal.

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