This blueprint is to address the socio-economic challenges that is
This blueprint first acknowledges the strides made during the tenure
of the Government of National Unity, GNU.
The policy is a continuation and seeks to solve fundamental challenges
in governance system.
the diamonds have not been contributing to the fiscus since they were
Sanctions have been blamed but the lack of accountability and
transparency in thee diamond industry has prompted a review of the
2. Corruption has become embedded in the governance system from the
grassroots to the top.
The new policy will strengthen anti-graft laws and hire competent
personnel to oversee the implementation.
There will be a cleansing in both public and private sector.
Corruption will be reduced to zero by end of 2014.
The indigenisation laws will be reviewed on a sector by sector basis.
With special attention on the
(a) manufacturing sector: indigenisation will be waivered for the next
(b) mining: the threshold will be reduced from 51% to 25% but
augmented by Community Share Ownership Schemes.
(c) telecoms and ICT: threshold will be reduced to 25%
(d) banking & finance: the policy will be waivered for 3 years to
allow stabilization of the sector.
the government will continue with efforts to re-engage the West and
other multi-lateral lending institutions to get assistance in economic
This blueprint will be followed and implemented to the letter so the
nation can benefit from the natural resources.
For the good of the Republic!