Youth of today ready to tackle their own challenges - Makhura

2016-06-16 12:55
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Johannesburg- Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the youth of today have their own challenges but they are ready to tackle them.

"The youth of today are ready to tackle the issues of today. They want to tackle their problems, they want to tackle their own message," he said at Orlando Stadium on Thursday during a commemoration of the June 16, 1976 Soweto uprising.

"Young people of today have their own challenges but they live in a democratic country. They are ready to tackle those challenges."

Makhura told President Jacob Zuma, who was due to deliver the keynote address at the event, that those in attendance were ready to receive his message.

"Today we come together in Soweto to mark the 40th anniversary of June 16, 1976. Young people have come here from all over the province to hear your message."

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