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South Africa's huge youth unemployment problem

20 November 2013 Last updated at 10:24 GMT

In South Africa 70% of under 35 year olds are out of work - one of the world's worst youth unemployment problems.

In a bid to create jobs some surprising initiatives are springing up - not from the government but from people on the ground.

Lerato Mbele reports from Johannesburg.