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.

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.