Port Nolloth Youth Struggle Amid Staggering Unemployment

According to a News24 article published in May 2024, many young people in South Africa are struggling with high unemployment rates, resorting to different ways to obtain money. With unemployment rates for youth reaching record highs according to StatsSA, many feel forgotten by society and are worried about their future prospects. Youth in Port Nolloth, a fishing and mining hub, has been impacted by global economic changes, leaving its younger generation without stable employment. Chanel Jaar, representative for Environmental Trades, a youth organisation calls for immediate intervention and support from the South African government, stating that decisions need to be made with youth being presently involved, she goes on to say the following.....INSERT[Chanel]

Journalist: Tasha-Ree Kella
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