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Despite Education, African Youth Remain Stubbornly Unemployed

Millions of young Africans, some of them very well educated, find it almost impossible to land a secure job with a decent wage.  Experts say more must be done to address the problem of youth unemployment in Africa, as it stifles economic growth, and is associated with higher levels of crime, violence and drug use.  The International Labor Organization (ILO) says that youth in Africa are twice as likely to be unemployed as adults. This is despite the fact that the current...

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