The young and the restless and the innovative

Talk shop: Youths say they want less talk and more action
Talk shop: Youths say they want less talk and more action

In most nations, the youth constitute the majority of the population. But just how well appreciated is the young person’s role and contribution in shaping their country’s future? When Finance and Development Planning Minister Kenneth Matambo presented his budget to the nation this week, a greatly interested segment of the population was the youth. Did Matambo meet the expectations of this restless, resourceful and innovative group? Correspondent NNASARETHA KGAMANYANE spoke to young Batswana to hear their views on the budget and youth.

The budget failed to address pertinent issues affecting the youth of this country, says Thamani Modie, a construction company owner.

“Specifically it failed to offer tangible employment opportunities for graduates who have been roaming the streets jobless for years,” he says.

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