YIT: Greetings Diana, please tell us more about yourself. Diana: My name is Letlohonolo Diana Dube am a young girl currently 18 years of age and am doing my final Alevel year at Marist Brothers. I am an aspiring model and also part time programmer. I enjoy reading and also motivational speaking, girl empowering and... Continue Reading →
Are youth in Zimbabwe ready for engagement for global action?
12 August marked the International Youth Day, and the 2020 theme was: Youth Engagement For Global Action. All around the globe young people hosted various activities to celebrate this day, and as Youth for innovation Trust we took time off to capture the expressions of young leaders on whether or not youth in Zimbabwe ready for global action.
Guest of the month: Thubelihle Nkiwane
YIT sat down with the Junior Mayoress of the City of Bulawayo to get her take on the role of the junior council, online learning and other issues
Travel exemption letters a COVID19 risk
Article by Khethiwe Mathuthu On the 21st of July, the President announced new lock-down regulations and among those regulations he stated that where travel is essential, full requirements and regulations must be followed. Wearing masks, hygiene and social distancing. Full requirements referring to travel letter (pass) one has to carry when going to town. Following... Continue Reading →
Should the church be held accountable to young people?
YOUTH FOR INNOVATION TRUST in partnership with Umahlekisa Comedy Club brought together Reverend Cele and the award winning poet Rachel Voko Ncube to converse about the role of churches and artists in sharing accountability for community development. Voko said that she understands accountability as being about taking responsibility for your actions, performance and decisions and... Continue Reading →
Guest of the Month: Mukudzeishe Madzivire
YIT sat down with his EXCELLENCY the Child President of the Republic of Zimbabwe to find out more about his role and here is what he had to say
Petra Girls make it to the Technovation Challenge global Semi Finals
Article by Khetiwe Mathuthu The Phoenix Squad ICT was previously seen as a male dominated industry but girls are breaking barriers and closing the gender gap in Technology. On this edition we are celebrating the Zimbabwean girls from PETRA College. These five 16-year olds who call themselves “the PHOENIX SQUAD” made it to the Semi-global... Continue Reading →
Realizing our Potential
Poem by Nobukhosi Ndlovu Realising our potentialWe are richDestined for greatnessBut like diamondsWe are hiddenBeneath the many layers of colonialismWhich burden our shoulderswhen we want to progressTo heights unknown We belittle the resources we haveYet we find pride in boosting other nations' economyWith the knowledge that would have transformed the little we hadInto a formidable... Continue Reading →
Locked down with the abuser: Perspectives on Sexual and Gender Based Violence
By Keith M Matshazi The lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic has led us to revive our Youth for Innovation Trust Whatsapp Seminars as to engage with the youth and tackle pressing issues while maintaining social distancing. This week on our Sunday Growth Talks we looked at Gender Based Violence and Sexual Abuse. What is Gender... Continue Reading →
Dear Mr President
This is an open letter to His ExcellencyHoping you find it in your heart to have liniencyWith all due respect and all protocol observed sirI hope this letter finds you wellFor my heart is just about to swellI really wish I could extend more courtesiesMaybe even give you a little curtsyBut this letter serves to... Continue Reading →