Jobless struggle in South Africa

With unemployment at 40 per cent, government pledges to create five million positions by 2020.

    With unemployment at 40 per cent, jobs will be a key issue in Jacob Zuma's, the country's president, 'State of the Nation' address to parliament.

    The government has promised to create five million jobs by 2020.

    Crime, corruption and education are also likely to be addressed in Thursday's speech.

    Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Bloemfontein.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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