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Minister Nkandu Launches 2024 Youth Week 

Minister of Youth, Sport, and Arts, Hon. Elvis C. Nkandu, MP, ignited enthusiasm for the forthcoming 2024 Youth Week activities. With a promise of transformation, Minister Nkandu emphasized the critical role of Zambia’s youth in shaping the nation’s future. 

“The youth must be the lifeblood of the nation,” declared Minister Nkandu, stressing the significance of young people showcasing their talents, pursuing their dreams, and making positive contributions to society.

Central to the Youth Week agenda are two pillars: the National Careers Fair and the National Youth Indaba. The National Careers Fair aims to empower young minds by providing them with invaluable opportunities for career exploration, networking with industry professionals, and gaining insights into the dynamic job market. 

Minister Nkandu highlighted knowledge and skills as essential tools for building a prosperous future for Zambia.

The National Youth Indaba, on the other hand, offers a rare platform for direct engagement between youth and esteemed government leaders, including the Republican President. 

Minister Nkandu stressed the importance of young voices in crafting collaborative solutions, addressing concerns, and shaping policies. This inclusive approach underscores the government’s commitment to youth empowerment and participatory governance.

In a proud announcement, Minister Nkandu revealed the integration of community service into the Youth Week activities. This initiative aims to instill a sense of environmental sustainability and social responsibility among Zambia’s youth, encouraging them to actively contribute to their communities. 

The theme for the 2024 National Youth Week, “Zambia@60#bethechange,” encapsulates the spirit of empowerment, urging young Zambians to take charge and enact positive change within their communities and beyond.

Closing his remarks, Minister Nkandu reiterated the government’s dedication to listening to the aspirations and concerns of young people. 

He pledged collaborative efforts to address their issues effectively, underscoring the importance of youth engagement in national development

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