By: Bagiira Elizabeth
Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has argued the youth to start up small business ventures to respond to the high levels of unemployment.
Kabaka was presiding over the Buganda Youth Conference coded Tabamiruka 2018 at Hotel Africana in Kampala.
He cautioned the youth against travelling abroad for odd jobs, but instead think about starting up small scale businesses as a way of reducing unemployment.
Kabaka wondered why some youths who have opted to seeking for greener pastures abroad, where they end up into dubious acts while others suffer gross harassment and some lose their lives. BYTE KABAKA MUTEBI
Kabaka Mutebi II revealed that the Kingdom will bring together youths into groups and help them access better livelihood projects to improve their lives.
The Kabaka also encouraged the youth to study competitively to enable them compete favorably in the labor market. BYTE KABAKA MUTEBI
Katikiro Charles Peter Mayiga advised the youths to have passion for their work, citing scenarios when some youths require maximum supervision to deliver. He also discouraged the youth to avoid engaging in politics at the cost of productive ventures. BYTE KABAKA MUTEBI
Permanent Secretary Ministry of Gender Pius Bigirimana stressed the need to prepare the youths ahead of the global dynamics.
He challenged the youths to be time managers citing scenarios when most youths make appointments and end up coming late. BYTE PIUS BIGIRIMANA –PERMANENT SECRETARY MINISTRY OF GENDER
Buganda youth Conference is an annual event to commemorate the Kabaka coronation.