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Cape Town - The youth are holding on to a positive attitude toward self-employment and are willing to make it work for themselves despite the many challenges they face.

A 2015 to 2016 report conducted by research initiative Youth Think tank showed that youth in East Africa are turning to self-employment, as they face a lack of education, proper working skills and social exclusion.

"The youth are committed to developing their skills, and have a positive perception of self-employment," the report said.

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