Are youth in Zimbabwe ready for engagement for global action?

12 August marked the International Youth Day, and the 2020 theme was: Youth Engagement For Global Action. All around the globe young people hosted various activities to celebrate this day, and as Youth for innovation Trust we took time off to capture the expressions of young leaders on whether or not youth in Zimbabwe ready for global action.

Travel exemption letters a COVID19 risk

Article by Khethiwe Mathuthu On the 21st of July, the President announced new lock-down regulations and among those regulations he stated that where travel is essential, full requirements and regulations must be followed. Wearing masks, hygiene and social distancing. Full requirements referring to travel letter (pass) one has to carry when going to town. Following... Continue Reading →

Should the church be held accountable to young people?

YOUTH FOR INNOVATION TRUST in partnership with Umahlekisa Comedy Club brought together Reverend Cele and the award winning poet Rachel Voko Ncube to converse about the role of churches and artists in sharing accountability for community development. Voko said that she understands accountability as being about taking responsibility for your actions, performance and decisions and... Continue Reading →

Realizing our Potential

Poem by Nobukhosi Ndlovu Realising our potentialWe are richDestined for greatnessBut like diamondsWe are hiddenBeneath the many layers of colonialismWhich burden our shoulderswhen we want to progressTo heights unknown We belittle the resources we haveYet we find pride in boosting other nations' economyWith the knowledge that would have transformed the little we hadInto a formidable... Continue Reading →

Dear Mr President

This is an open letter to His ExcellencyHoping you find it in your heart to have liniencyWith all due respect and all protocol observed sirI hope this letter finds you wellFor my heart is just about to swellI really wish I could extend more courtesiesMaybe even give you a little curtsyBut this letter serves to... Continue Reading →

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