Olopeng urges mining companies to support youth businesses


FRANCISTOWN: The Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Thapelo Olopeng has pleaded with mining companies to support youth businesses.

Olopeng said this when officiating at the northern Youth Pitso at the Gerald Estate Centre for the Deaf on Tuesday.

The Pitso was held under the theme, ‘Mindset Change, and a Key to a Creative Innovative and Vibrant Youth’ and was focusing on agriculture, tourism and mining.

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