When will SA get young ministers? Botswana's 30-year-old minister becomes internet sensation

When will SA get young ministers? Botswana's 30-year-old minister becomes internet sensation

Botswana has just sworn in a 30-year-old lady, Bogolo Joy Kenewendo, as Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry.

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This sparked excitement across social media in Africa, as many expressed hope that young leaders are finally emerging.

Kenewendo becomes Botswana's youngest ever minister. In 2016, she also became the country's youngest member of parliament.

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Briefly.co.za compiles some reactions from Twitter below.

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South Africans on Twitter took the chance to ask when the country would have young cabinet ministers and leaders.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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