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South African Youths Market Themselves With Placards

It seems youths across South Africa have devised another means of marketing their acquired skills to secure employment for themselves apart from writing application letter, constructing curriculum vitae and creating awareness on internet and social media.


Numbers of skilled young people have been seen on the street of Johannesburg with placards to display their talents and professions.
Since the beginning of the year, 300,000 jobs have also been lost, with the hardest hit being young people.
Some unemployed engineers were seen advertising their services on placards. One Anthea Malwandle’s placard got the attention of large firms.
The BBC’s Nomsa Maseko explained that it is not an uncommon sight in the country where an estimated five million people are unemployed, including skilled graduates.
But now it looks like the trend has spread to Kenya

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