MBABANE: Colani Maseko, the President of the Swaziland National Union of Students(SNUS) said the struggle for young people starts at home, tertiary and reaches the climax when those who managed to graduate face scarcity of jobs.
Speaking to this Swaziland News on Wednesday, Maseko urged parents to support young people who decided to take a lead in the struggle for democracy.
“Young people are struggling and this starts at home where they normal face poverty with non-availability of basic necessities of life. At tertiary, they face shortage of scholarships and those who managed to graduate by funding their education through various means face shortage of jobs. All this sufferings of the people are perpetrated by Mswati, that’s why as young people we want democracy,” he said.
Government Spokesperson Sabelo Dlamini had not responded at the time of compiling this report.
Maseko further urged parents to understand that the youth was also fighting for their welfare as well as adding that some young people are struggling to financially support their parents as a result of the political oppression in this country that manifested into the high unemployment among others.
Students Union President Colani Maseko.