Youth league marches for economic freedom

2011-11-12 07:23

Members of the ANC Youth League in the Eastern Cape will march for “economic freedom” next month, the league’s provincial chairperson said yesterday.

“Economic freedom is not an ideological issue that can be left unattended ... when you talk about young graduates that are unemployed, you will find that this problem is prominent in the Eastern Cape,” Ayanda Matiti said.

The march was scheduled to start at the University of Fort Hare in Alice and make its way to the State House in Bisho on December 6.

 The aim was to let the government and businesses know that young people in the province intended ending unemployment and poverty.

The youth league expected young entrepreneurs, churches and social groups to join the walk.

On October 27 and October 28 youth league members marched for economic freedom from central Joburg to Pretoria. 

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