The struggles of South Africa’s youth are many: Ramaphosa

14 June 2021, 11:32 AM
As the country celebrates Youth Day on Wednesday, President Cyril Ramaphosa has acknowledged that the struggles of South Africa's youth are many. In his weekly letter to the nation, Ramaphosa says the greatest struggle young people wage is against unemployment, worsened under the COVID-19 pandemic.
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