Stats SA released the latest unemployment figures on Tuesday, showing a slight decrease to 34.5% in the first quarter of 2022, compared to 35.3% in the last quarter of 2021. Interview with Waseem Carrim, CEO of the National Youth Development Agency, Zengeziwe Msimang, Chief Engagement Officer of Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, and Ravi Naidoo, CEO of YES4Youth, on how to address and tackle the high unemployment rate among the youth in South Africa.

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dr8BoCi6P2I. Published 1 June 2022. 

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