Algeria blighted by youth unemploymen...

Algeria blighted by youth unemployment despite recovering oil prices

Wednesday Sep 12 Read more: Reuters

Two years after graduating from university, Ali Lamir, 26, spends his days sitting in a cafe in central Algiers thinking about how to land a job. He is not alone - more than one in four Algerians under the age of 30 are unemployed in a country which remains heavily reliant on its exports of oil and gas, despite numerous official promises of economic diversification over many years.

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