Government has challenged youths to fully embrace the ongoing indigenisation and empowerment drive which aims to economically empower formally marginalised indigenous Zimbabweans in areas of business.
Speaking in Harare at the 2011 Junior Chamber International (JCI) Awards for the 10 outstanding young persons of Zimbabwe, Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment Minister, Cde Saviour Kasukuwere said the youths should fight to eradicate poverty in the country.
The current local JCI President, Patson Mahachi said the emphasis of the international organ is placed on provision of developmental opportunities that empower young people to create positive change.
Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) Vice Chancellor and JCI life member, Engineer Quinton Kanhukamwe encouraged the youths to utilise their abilities to achieve greatness.
The JCI top awards is an annual event which targets youths who perform extremely well in various fields which include entrepreneurial accomplishment , medical innovations and cultural achievement.