Youth, Sport and Child Development minister, Gabriel Namulambe has challenged youths in the country to desist from politicking.
Mr. Namulambe has since advised the youths to unite and concentrate on issues that
centre on development.
Speaking at a meeting organized for youths in Mansa todayÂ the minister said
government would only grant the YouthÂ DevelopmentÂ Funds to groups that registered
with the National Youth Development Committee as had been set by law.
He said time was up for cheap politicking over important issues of national interest
and urged the youths to work together in sports activities to reduce povertyÂ in
And the minister said there was need to decentralize the concentration of sports
from Copperbelt and LusakaÂ as there was abundant untapped talent in other
Mr. Namulambe observed thatÂ teams of various sport disciplines were concetrated to
provinces along the line of rail only.
He called for strong sports advisory committeesÂ at provincial levels so as to tap
and nurture the potential adding that his ministry would facilitate programmes to
foster sport in the country.