South Africa's 'ticking time bomb'

With over half of country's black youth out of work, unemployment poses a threat to the fabric of society.

    Rising unemployment in South Africa is spelling disaster for the country's black population.

    The latest study shows that more than half of the black youths don't have a job, a situation which the government calls a "ticking time bomb".

    Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Johannesburg.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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