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GRADUATE UNEMPLOYED TEACHER: I sell firewood to sustain my farming business.

Monday, 31st July, 2023

NGOLOLWENI:Bongimenzi Duncan Mdluli, a teacher by profession says, due to the high unemployment rate in eSwatini, he has ventured into farming to earn a living, he sells firewood wood as well to support his business. 

Speaking to this Swaziland News this month, Mdluli said, life after graduation requires one to work hard in order to overcome poverty. 

“Since I graduated at SANU in 2020, I have been unemployed.I sell firewood to support my farming business. Life after graduation in eSwatini requires one to work hard in order to overcome poverty,” said the farmer.

Reached for comments, Mancoba Kitso Motsa, the Deputy Secretary General of the Swaziland National Union of Students (SNUS) said, Tinkhundla regime is using poverty as an instrument to remain in power.

"Graduates should rally behind organisations that are calling for a democratic Swaziland, under the status quo, young people will always suffer. Tinkhundla regime uses poverty as an instrument to stay in power,” said the Student Union's Deputy Secretary General.

GRADUATE UNEMPLOYED TEACHER: I sell firewood to sustain my farming business.
Duncan Mdluli transporting firewood.