African pastures are as much green – continental youth leader

Jeremiah Ndjoze

Windhoek-An African youth activist is calling on young people in Namibia to desist from going abroad in search of so-called greener pastures.

“Greener pastures are in Africa, because most of the resources are found in Africa. Getting the best out of these resources is only a matter of capacities,” stresses the deputy general secretary of the Pan African Youth Union (PYU), Ahmed Bening.

The Ghanaian-born Bening, elected to the PYU hot seat last December, was this week in Namibia on a PYU mission to sensitise the continent’s youth on the activities of the organisation, and to solicit their views on how the union can lobby governments to meet young people’s demands.

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