Young South Africans struggle to find jobs

Affirmative action policy seeks to get more black youths into work, but some minority groups feel ignored.

    Jobs will be a crucial campaign battleground in the run-up to South Africa's elections next year.

    Nearly five million South Africans are unemployed, and most of them are young.

    The government's affirmative action policy is trying to get more young black people into work, but some minority groups feel ignored.
     
    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Johannesburg.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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