NAYO Overstates Unemployment Rate In Zimbabwe

Recently the National Association of Youth Organisations (Nayo)  overstates that 90% of youths in the Zimbabwe are unemployed, College graduates are doing slightly better, but young people with just a high school diploma face high unemployment rate. High schools dropouts fair even worse. NAYO Overstates Unemployment Rate In Zimbabwe.

NAYO Overstates Unemployment Rate In Zimbabwe
NAYO Overstates Unemployment Rate In Zimbabwe

Misheck Gondo, Nayo director reportedly said that the youth were concerned by the government’s failure to fulfill its 2013 electoral promise to provide 2,2 million jobs also youths are currently facing the brunt of unemployment in Zimbabwe, educated and qualified, yet without decent jobs.

”Youth unemployment has reached catastrophic levels, with estimates at 90%, and owing to the youth bulge, youth have increasingly become disempowered and disengaged in national processes and are, thus, manipulated and exploited given their vulnerability,” he added.

Nayo condemns in the strongest terms the recent wave of police brutality, gross violations of constitutional rights of citizens and the increasing intimidation targeted at activists, church leaders and citizens participating in various movements.

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