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Lack of jobs takes toll on S Africans

AFP, JOHANNESBURG

“Overall, since 1994, a growing economy created many jobs in South Africa, but not enough to significantly reduce unemployment,” the bank said.

Former statistician-general and current Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative consultant Pali Lehohla has warned of a self-perpetuating crisis.

“We are caught in that process where unemployment, poor education and poverty itself are reinforcing one another. There is going to be a tipping point no doubt,” he told eNCA television news network.

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