Saturday, 3 September 2016


President Robert Mugabe has expressed concern at the judgement which was passed by the courts to sanction violent demonstrations that rocked Harare recently.

In an address to the Youth League National Assembly at the party headquarters in Harare on Saturday afternoon, the President said after it became clear that the demonstrations were not peaceful, it was unwise for the court to allow them to go ahead.

The Zanu PF First Secretary and President paid tribute to the youth league for remaining united around the President as the centre of power and refusing to be divided by factionalism.

He thanked them for the great mobilisation work that they are doing and urged them to do more in preparation for 2018.

President Mugabe commented on the recent demonstrations that saw the burning of properties, looting and breech of people’s freedom saying it should not be allowed to continue.

Cde Mugabe outlined the various empowerment programmes that government is rolling out for the youths in the housing and land redistribution sphere, saying corruption should not be tolerated in the allocation.

The President urged the youths to continue safeguarding and defending the revolution saying that it is now time to prepare for the 2018 elections.

The Zanu PF Youth League National Assembly meeting attended by provincial and national youth league executives and members of the national youth service, was aimed at hearing the challenges and views of the party youths in various spheres of life.


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