By Meclina Chirwa
Government has been challenged to walk the talk on youth empowerment efforts.
Lucky Mbewe, who is one of the country’s youth rights commentators, made the comments following accusations leveled against government for failing to leave up to campaign promises for Malawi’s young generation.
"I side with those concerned about the unfulfilled pledges seven months into the Tonse Alliance administration," said Mbewe.
He denounced unchecked tendency of politicians making unmet guarantees.
"Lack of reliable data on the one million jobs promise is a call for concern," said Mbewe.
In one of his state of the nation addresses, President Lazarus Chakwera said the Covid-19 pandemic has made it impossible for the Tonse Alliance government to be measured by its campaign promises and he spoke of the need to revisit its development plans.