No hope for African stability without investment, growth – Ramaphosa to EU – The Citizen

Without opportunity, investment and economic growth, the African continent cannot hope to have political and social stability, President Cyril Ramaphosa said today as he addressed the European Parliament in Strasbourg in France.

“Without opportunity, without investment, without thriving economies that enable us all to enjoy our place in the sun, we cannot hope to have political and social stability on the African continent,” he said.

Ramaphosa gave the address as part of a working visit to the European Union.

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