Lesotho’s Prime Minister, Sam Matekane, asserts that Youth Connekt Africa stands as the most reliable means to empower the youth across the continent. Speaking at the Youth Connect African Summit in Nairobi. The Prime minister highlighted the program’s focus on tapping into the potential of young people. Reinvorating the pursuit of genuine African renaissance.
Matekane emphasized that empowering the youth would be realized through fostering experiences and sharing knowledge. ” This will be part of the solutions for Africa’s development,” He said on Saturday.
To attain youth empowerment in Africa. The Prime Minister of Lesotho cautioned against overlooking the influence of technology and digitization.
Youth Connekt Africa is a locally developed African solution designed to offer pertinent answers for the global south. Aiding in the execution of relevant South-South initiatives aimed at empowering youth.
The initiatives function as a continent-wide platform with the vision of linking African youth to facilitate socio-economic transformation. It also aims to enrich youths with knowledge, experiences and skills. While also investing in their ideas, innovations and initiatives..
- Skill development
- Innovation and entrepreneurship
- Digital literacy
- Networking and collaboration
The mission of Youth Connekt typically revolves around creating a conducive environment for the holistic development of young people. Preparing them for active and meaningful participation in the economic and social spheres.
Youth Connekt is an initiative that originated in Rwanda and has since expanded to other African countries. The primary objective of the initiatives was to empower young people. By providing them with opportunities for personal and professional growth.