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Report: Sub-Saharan Africa Needs 11 Million New Jobs Each Yeari
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Mariama Diallo
April 23, 2014 12:34 AM
World Bank experts say sub-Saharan Africa needs to create 11 million new jobs each year just to keep up with young people entering the workforce. While the region has seen rapid economic growth, experts worry it will not be enough to employ all the people who want to work. VOA's Mariama Diallo spoke with experts on agriculture, infrastructure and finance to learn how they are seeking ways to help young Africans get good jobs.

Report: Sub-Saharan Africa Needs 11 Million New Jobs Each Year

Mariama Diallo

Published April 22, 2014

World Bank experts say sub-Saharan Africa needs to create 11 million new jobs each year just to keep up with young people entering the workforce. While the region has seen rapid economic growth, experts worry it will not be enough to employ all the people who want to work. VOA's Mariama Diallo spoke with experts on agriculture, infrastructure and finance to learn how they are seeking ways to help young Africans get good jobs.


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