Youth have spoken: Zim’s under-35s must stand up like we did, says Zambian politician

The UPND’s Joseph Kalimbwe says voter turnout is important, but young people are the key to change

29 August 2021 - 18:49 By Lenin Ndebele

Joseph Kalimbwe, 28, the Information and Publicity Secretary of Zambia’s ruling United Party for National Development (UPND), says there’s a new breed of politics that even Africa’s strongmen cannot stop.

Speaking to Sunday Times Daily just less than a month after his party dislodged former president Edgar Lungu’s Patriotic Front, he said: “Young people must never be deterred by that narrative that they cannot influence the results of an election.”..

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