Africa's Youth Unemployment Crisis By the Numbers

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  • Ethiopia
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  • The Republic of Congo
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • Botswana
  • Malawi
  • Egypt
  • A Wasted Youth
  • Namibia
  • South Africa

The Republic of Congo

Young populations in this nation’s urban areas face a staggering unemployment rate of more than 40 percent. A report by the World Bank attributes this jobless growth to an undiversified economy and a predominant oil sector.

(Photo: Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images)

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