Youth Development Indigenisation and Empowerment Minister, Cde Saviour Kasukuwere says this year’s Youth Day commemorations are being held in Masvingo to involve the youth of the town who have been left out in developmental programmes for long.youths888.jpg

The 12th of August is a day set aside by the United Nations to recognise efforts of the world’s youth in enhancing global society and in Zimbabwe, this year’s celebration will go under the theme “Youth for dialogue and mutual understanding”.

Minister Kasukuwere says the day will be used to map out strategies for developmental projects that can sustain the lives of the youths.

Representatives from  various youth organisations from the countries 10 provinces are all converged in Masvingo to commemorate World Youth Day and a lot for activities are lined up for the day.


The UN had declared 2011 a year for celebrating youths.