Monday, 11 April 2016

LUMUMBA TO LEAD EMPOWERMENT COMMITTEE

The Minister of Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Cde Patrick Zhuwao has appointed a 12-member steering committee to spearhead the drafting of the Zimbabwe Youth Empowerment Strategy for Investment.

The steering committee which will champion the drafting of a blue-print for the empowerment of young people countrywide and in the Diaspora comprises a 12-member team of youths drawn from the 10 provinces.

The committee will be chaired by Cde Acie Lumumba Mutumanje.

Cde Zhuwao says the committee will be tasked to develop a practical and vibrant youth strategy to be adopted in communities with the aim of positioning youths to become agents of positive change.

Dubbed the "Zimbabwe Yes for Investment", the blue-print will feed into the African Union theme for 2017 which is ‘Harnessing the Demographic Dividend Through Investment in Youth'.

Other members of the steering committee include Sisa Noreen Sibanda as the Vice Chair, Andile Songo, Trisheillah Ziwira, Tafadzwa Sengwe, Tatenda Mavetera, Vangelis Haritatos, Emma Muringa, Batsirai Chiunda, Simbarashe Mumbengegwi Junior and Talent Chivange.

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