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Monday, 12 November 2012 07:57
The Youth Empowerment and Transformation Trust (YETT) opened the Global entrepreneurship week in Harare on the 11th of November 2012.
Speaking on the opening night Mr Ndamba a representative of the YETT board chose to speak from the heart not paper because of the significance that the week has on Zimbabwe's struggling economy which needs entrepreneurship more than ever.
He spoke of YETT's key role in building the bridge between entrepreneurs and business through working with partners such as the Swedish embassy and the Junior Chamber International (JCI).
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 12:01
Young people in Chinhoyi are beginning to generate interest in registering to vote as the country gears up for elections in the near future.
Following the holding of the inaugural “Real Swag Is My Vote” Roadshow two months ago, Centre for Youth Empowerment and Development (CYED) says it has been receiving a lot of enquiries regarding the process of registering to vote.
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 11:12
20 year-old Angela Bota the author of the winning essay in the inaugural Making My Voice Count Essay competition hosted by YETT in partnership with The Sunday Mail has urged young people to acquire the perfect and correct knowledge regarding the electoral processes and put it into action through participation.
“By participating, they (youth) will benefit through electing people who support their needs rather than leaders elected by elders, who will not put much focus and attention on the needs of a youth”, says Angela.
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 11:23
YETT has pioneered a young women mentorship programme through the holding of the first ever Summer school premised on creating a learning and exchange space for young and established women.
Close to 30 young women drawn from the organization’s networks ranging from students, cross border traders, farm workers, entrepreneurs, artists, activists, and others who are unemployed attended.
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 11:44
Youths Storm ZESA offices
National Movement for Catholic Students (NMCS) mobilized young people from Harare and went to Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) Megawatt House requesting for their bills to be calculated. This comes against the background where a lot of people have been ripped off by the service provider as it gives exorbitant bills using estimates whilst in many cases there is erratic supply of electricity.
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