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S Africa weighs tough economic choices

Labour groups feel left out of budget process as the government seeks ways to create thousands of new jobs.
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2013 17:14

The South African parliament is preparing to vote on a new budget.

The government wants to create thousands of new jobs to revive the country's struggling economy. But labour groups say they are being shut out of the process.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Johannesburg.

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