The young, restless and jobless see no end to unemployment misery

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The expanded number of youth without employment stands at 74.7%.
The expanded number of youth without employment stands at 74.7%.
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Youth unemployment has been described as a biggest crisis of our time and the effects of the scourge are visible in all corners of the country.

The country's unemployment rate shot up to a record 32.6% in the first quarter of 2021, in what has been a steady rise over the past two decades and only interrupted by unsustainable seasonal upward adjustments that failed to make any meaningful difference.

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