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GUM pladges jobs, accountability and transparent governance

The Ghana Union Movement(GUM) has pledged massive job creation, industrialisation, accountable and transparent governance as its triumph card for winning the December 2020 polls. GUM...
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Ghana’s youth unemployment needs short-medium term responses – World Bank

The World Bank says any effort to address Ghana’s youth unemployment and underemployment challenge must focus on strategic short-medium and long-term responses. Ms Christabel E....
Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr. George Boahene Oduro

Government will continue to create more jobs-Deputy Minister

Mr George Oduro, Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, says the government will continue to work to open more factories in local communities to...

Turkey’s youth struggle for jobs amid COVID-19 pandemic

Selim Altun has been looking for a job for over a year as the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic has made things worse...
Shea Factory

Afghan woman sets up factory to provide jobs for females

"For the past several years it was my dream to help poor widows and needy women by providing them with job opportunities and today...

Kenya says 2.5 million jobs lost in tourism sector

More than 2.5 million Kenyans working in the tourism sector lost their jobs in the last five months due to COVID-19 related disruptions,...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Seventy-Six factory projects under IDIF completed, 232 ongoing-Minister

A total of 76 factory projects executed over the last three years under the ‘One District, One Factory’ initiative has been completed and working. Mr...
Ford Recall

Ford to cut 1,000 salaried jobs in U.S.

Ford Motor Co. is planning to eliminate 1,000 white-collar jobs in the United States by the end of the year, another step in...

Italy loses over 700,000 jobs in first five months of 2020 – INPS

At least 742,000 private-sector jobs were lost in Italy in the first five months of 2020 compared with the same period in 2019, the...
BRUSSELS, June 22, 2020 (Xinhua) -- European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen attends the 22nd China-European Union (EU) leaders' meeting in Brussels, Belgium, June 22, 2020. The 22nd China-EU leaders' meeting was held via video link on Monday. (European Union/Handout via Xinhua)

15 EU countries set to receive €81.4 billion for saving jobs during COVID-19

The European Commission on Monday presented proposals to the Council of the European Union (EU) to grant 81.4 billion euros (96 billion U.S. dollars)...
Dr Alhassan Sulemana Anamzoya

Northern Development Authority creates 15,000 jobs – CEO

Dr Alhassan Sulemana Anamzoya, Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Development Authority (NDA), says the NDA has created some 15,000 short term jobs. He said...

Osu fisherfolks to benefit from fish market and storage facilities-Korle Klottey MCE

Fisherfolks at the Osu Beach behind the Castle would for the first time, benefit from the construction of a fish market and a storage...

Parliament approves US$200 million for Ghana Jobs and Skills Project

Parliament has approved a US$200 million financing agreement between the Government of Ghana and the International Development Association (IDA) to finance the Ghana Jobs...

First lady launches the ‘Young Africa Works’ Project to offer jobs

First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has launched the ‘Young Africa Works’ Project, which aims creating fulfilling and dignified jobs for over 30,000 Ghanaian youth. ...
Factory Inauguration

NGO inaugurates gari processing factory for Mesidan community

BOK Africa Concern, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based at Berekum in the Bono Region, has completed and inaugurated a ‘gari’ processing factory for the...
Mr Emmanuel Bombande

Ghanaians need more education on post-COVID-19 new normal-Bombande

Mr Emmanuel Bombande, United Nations Senior Mediation Advisor has said the era of the post-COVID-19 new normal will require continuous education of the populace...

More than 3,700 in Angola lose jobs due to COVID-19

At least 3, 728 workers had lost their jobs in the last two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Teresa Rodrigues Dias, Minister of...
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Africa to lose US$11 billion in remittances this year due to COVID-19 – World...

Remittances to sub-Saharan Africa are projected to fall from US$48 billion last year to US$37 billion in 2020 – a drop of 23.1 per...
Greg Abbott

500,000 jobs listed online for Texas – Greg Abbott

U.S. Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that nearly 500,000 job openings are currently listed online to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Alexander Martey

Let’s vote for the ‘right person’ to bring us the development we need-Alex Martey

The NPP parliamentary candidate for Ningo Prampram constituency, Alexander Martey has charged the people of the area especially the youth to always make it...
LAS VEGAS, May 12, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A recovery vehicle and a test sled sit on rails after a propulsion open-air test of Hyperloop One's transportation technology, in Nevada, U.S. May 11, 2016. Hyperloop One stages the first public demonstration of a key component of the startup's futuristic rail transit concept that could one day ferry passengers at near supersonic speeds. (Xinhua/Guo Shuang)

U.S. sheds 701,000 jobs in March, experts say “just the beginning”

U.S. employers cut 701,000 jobs in March, and the unemployment rate soared to 4.4 percent, ending a decade-long streak of job gains, the U.S....

U.S. economy shed 701,000 jobs in March, first decline in decade

U.S. employers cut 701,000 jobs in March, and the unemployment rate soared to 4.4 percent, showing the first job decline in a decade, the...

UK supermarket giant Tesco to put 1,800 jobs at risk

British supermarket giant Tesco is set to put 1,800 jobs at risk across Britain amid a plan of scaling down bakeries in larger stores,...
The fight between Airbus and Boeing for jet orders is poised to heat up at the Farnborough Airshow outside London next week.

Airbus defense unit plans to slash more than 2,300 jobs

Airbus on Wednesday announced that its defense and space division plans to cut 2,362 jobs by the end of 2021, citing "a flat space...

Kenya plans to create more jobs in shipping industry

Kenya plans to increase its labor force in the international shipping industry in order to boost the country's foreign exchange revenues, an official said...

Deputy WR Minister lauds Chamber for survey

Mrs. Gifty Eugenia Kusi, the Deputy Western Regional Minister, has applauded the Sekondi Takoradi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (STCCI), for conducting a...

NPP Japan Branch Commends Government for Massive Investment in Agriculture

The National and the two-chapter executives as well as the entire membership of the NPP-Japan branch have applauded the Nana Addo-Bawumia led government on...

Jobs that Recycling Can Create for the Youths of Ghana

Over recent years, the world has witnessed an increasing level of waste production as a by-product of the increasing level of population, affluence and...

Digitisation: Are Ghanaians losing their jobs to robots?

I may be right that a high employment rate goes a long way to affect a country's economy positively. My questions lately have been: Are...
Ghana graduates

Why Graduates From Ghana Must Stop Looking For Jobs

Many graduate students today are thinking of having a dream job after school. For those who are still searching, majority of them even wonder...