Connecting the youth

Given that youngsters are agents of change, trendsetters will soon be gathering in the capital to motivate their peers.

24 February 2019 | Education

With mere weeks before the first Teen Summit, excitement is running high for this event taking place in the capital on 9 March.

The summit features young celebrities who serve as icons for their peers and aims to engage youth leaders to explore issues relevant to them while proposing solutions through dialogue, creative innovation as well as thought-changing actions.

The theme, Connecting with Tomorrow’s Leaders, recognises the role the youth play as agents of change and as critical actors in promoting insights towards a better world.

The line-up of young inspirational speakers consists of Rebekka Nghilaluwa (inspirational leader from Namibia), Aunty Success (comedian from Nigeria), Christian Prinsloo (Namibian champion debater), Kimberley Malope (SA’s youngest motivational speaker) and King Nahh (international motivational speaker from the USA).

Another young talent on the programme is six-year-old DJ Arch Junior, who was recognised by the Guinness World Records as the world's youngest club DJ at the age of 3. He shot to fame in 2015 thanks to social media, where he became an instant sensation to a worldwide audience, garnering 46 million views before he emerged victorious at the SA’s Got Talent.

Tickets, available via Webtickets or at Pick n Pay stores, cost N$100. The event takes place at the Safari Hotel.

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