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Kenya tries to tackle youth unemployment

Government initiative aims to create jobs in country where 70 percent of young working class are unemployed.

Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 11:00
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Africa has the highest concentration of young people in the world and more than half of the people aged 18-35 have no jobs.

In Kenya, 70 percent of the young working class - almost 10 million people - are unemployed. The government is now trying to reduce that rate.

Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Machakoa in eastern Kenya.

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