Govt approves land search for youth entrepreneurs


FRANCISTOWN: The Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Thapelo Olopeng, recently informed young entrepreneurs that his ministry will find land on behalf of youth-operated businesses funded by the government.

He said that his ministry intends to see young entrepreneurs succeed and become reputable businesspeople who can sell their products internationally.

“I have presented your idea to cabinet and I am happy to inform you that it has been approved.  My ministry will start looking for land on your behalf,” said Olopeng, who followed on the suggestion that government should consider looking for land because the shortage was crippling youth-ran businesses.

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