South Africans were touched by photos of a student who wore an overall to his graduation with a sign that read: "Unemployed graduate".
Statistics South Africa reported that the country’s unemployment rate has risen to its highest level since the third quarter of 2017.
Sadly, these statistics affect graduates as well. A woman, who was identified simply by her Twitter handle @ngingumzulu, shared several photos of a man who took a stand at his graduation.
"He wore this outfit to attend his graduation ceremony today. Education is no longer the key to success, corruption is. #Unemployment," the photos were captioned.
Briefly.co.za saw the photos touched the hearts of South Africans, who felt sorry for the students who graduated just to sit without a job.
Leuba Ramakadi, who goes by the Twitter handle @Leuba19, commented: "Eish this is heartbreaking and seeing him with the same qualifications as me makes it even worse. Unemployment is real and depressing."
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