South Africa's youth unemployment rate at record high

South Africa's government says it's tackling the unemployment crisis. Critics say they've heard it all before.

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    Unemployment in South Africa is becoming an urgent problem with almost a third of the population without work.

    Another job summit has been organized - the fourth in 20 years - but sceptics say the initiative will not help much.

     

    Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller reports from Johannesburg.


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