Harare– Frederic Tutu Kama-Kama who is the World Scout Bureau, Regional Director for Africa today (11/12/2017) paid a courtesy call to the Zimbabwe Youth Council. During His visit Mr. Kama-Kama shed light on how the World Scout Bureau works with the Scout Association of Zimbabwe and how they intend to work with Zimbabwe Youth Council.
Mr. Kama-Kama revealed that Zimbabwe recently won a bid to host the 2018 Africa Scout Day commemorations which is a day set aside by AU in recognition of contributions of scouting in Africa. Winning the bid to host the event means that Zimbabwe will be the scouting capital for 2018. Not Only will Zimbabwe host the Africa Scout Day Celebrations but will also be hosting Africa Youth Forum from the 4th to the 6th of September 2018 and a Youth Conference from 7 to 10 September. Ruwa scout Park is the proposed venue for the celebrations and over 300 delegates from Africa are expected to grace the occasion with also a couple of visitors expected from Europe and other regions
Frederic Tutu Kama-Kama also reflected that he is looking forward to working with Zimbabwe Youth Council as they do the preparation for the scheduled events. He indicated that the scouting community will be glad to have the Patron of Scout Association of Zimbabwe who is also the President of Zimbabwe His Exellency Emmerson Munangagwa to officiate the events.