Kenya tries to tackle youth unemployment | News | Al Jazeera

Kenya tries to tackle youth unemployment

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

    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 Machakos in eastern Kenya.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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