Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe finally resigned yesterday, ending his 37-year iron fist rule of the country Zimbabwe’s parliamentarians erupted in wild celebrations as the announcement was made that Mugabe had resigned “with immediate effect”.
Youth participation in peace building and reconciliation is very vital towards national development. Unequal distribution of resources, politics of patronage and government failure to provide basic social services are some of the factors compromising the attainment of peace within Zimbabwean communities. The role of young people in preserving peace and co-existence is very critical at this point in time when the country is currently transiting from the 27 year rule of Robert Mugabe. Organizing for Zimbabwe Trust spoke to young peace builders from Epworth and Domboshava to hear their concerns and how they are working to address these challenges....
Youth development and empowerment are vital stages in life for building the human capital that allows young people to avoid poverty and lead better, and possibly have a more fulfilling life.
The African Union is a tried and tested institution that has been able to make thoughtful and strategic decisions in dealing with various challenges confronting its member states. Having been formed in !1963 as the OAU, it should be commended for having stood with most liberation movements in Africa and Zimbabwe in particular in order to wage a successful and illustrious liberation struggle which our constitution acknowledges in its preamble as the hallmark of our identity as a united people of the republic of Zimbabwe.
The role of the war veterans in the current developments propelled towards the ouster of Robert Gabriel Mugabe as the President of Zimbabwe after a 37 year marathon rule have become explicitly clear and visible.
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