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Jabulani Sikhakhane (Supplied)
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South Africa should consider using the infrastructure and skills of the SA National Defence Force to address the problem of its idle youth.

Millions of young people, the majority of whom are black, are neither employed nor in education and training. Without government intervention, they - and generations after them - will be condemned to a life of joblessness and poverty, creating a hotbed of potential sociopolitical instability.

High youth unemployment has for many years now been South Africa's most pressing socio-economic problem.

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