MWANGI JOHN: High youth unemployment a ticking time bomb

The government should empower young citizens as they symbolise high energy

In Summary

• The youth, who constitute the biggest percentage of the Kenyan population, are experiencing high unemployment rates.

• Unemployment among the youth not only contributes to economic deprivation but also induce social ills such as crime and insecurity.

As Kenyans continue to struggle with tough economic times due to serious unemployment crises, urgent measures are required to curb this demographic disaster.

The unemployment problem is global ...

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