Young people want education and opportunities

For young people in South Africa, financial resources and support are a major hindrance for start-ups. There's a call for young people to occupy spaces in areas that were previously male-dominated or inaccessible for Africans. eNCA's Siphamandla Goge reports. Courtesy #DStv403

PIETERMARITZBURG - Give the youth quality education, jobs and business opportunities and that will, in turn, eradicate South Africa's socio-economic challenges.

That's the view of young people attending the National Youth Day commemoration event in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the gathering virtually.

READ: Ramaphosa: Young people must rise up

Ramaphosa said challenges facing young people in the country are being addressed.

The National Youth Development Agency tasked with assisting young people to change their lives concedes a lot more needs to be done.

* eNCA's Siphamandla Goge reports.


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