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February unemployment down in Malaysia despite second lockdown

(dpa) - Malaysia's unemployment rate fell a notch to 4.8 per cent in February, the third consecutive month in which a drop was recorded,...
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Singapore unemployment falls for fourth month in latest recovery sign

(dpa) - Unemployment in Singapore fell for the fourth month in a row in February, dropping to 3 per cent in the latest indication...
Dr. Amos Mensah in a presentation.

Build and balance soft and hard skills to survive life after school – Dr....

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Unemployment is undoubtedly a major challenge facing young Africans. What is heartbreaking is that people who qualify to work are either underutilized or do...
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Irish economy could pick up this year, but unemployment set to linger

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dpa/GNA - Ireland's economy could recover "quite strongly" from pandemic-related curbs in 2021, but employment is unlikely to bounce back for at least...
Peter Nortsu Kotoe Mp For Akatsi North Pose With Beneficiaries After The Presentation

Akatsi North MP supports some constituents with trade learning materials

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Mr Peter Nortsu-Kotoe, Member of Parliament (MP) for Akatsi North Constituency in the Volta region has supported some five persons within his constituency with...
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Eurozone unemployment falls slightly to 8.3 percent in November

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dpa/GNA - The rate of unemployment in the 19 countries that use the euro decreased slightly in November - by 0.1 percentage points...
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US Congress passes Covid-19 relief bill, federal budget

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The US Congress on Monday passed a coronavirus relief bill worth more than 900 billion dollars, in a long-awaited move that will bring some...
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Political violence due to family breakdown, high unemployment-Survey

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High unemployment and breakdown in family ties are causes of election violence in the Bono and Ahafo Regions, a study has revealed. The survey also...
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Election 2020: We are the alternative – CPP tells Ghanaians

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The Convention People's Party (CPP) says they are the alternative to the two main political parties that have governed the nation for the past...
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Industrializing Ghana: NDC, NPP got the system wrong – Ivor Green street

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The Flag Bearer for the Convention People's Party (CPP), Ivor Kobina Greenstreet says the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP)...
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Infrastructure and unemployment are the topmost concerns of Ghanaians- CDD Survey

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Ghana Centre for Democratic Development’s (CDD-Ghana) latest pre-election survey have shown infrastructure and unemployment as the topmost concerns of Ghanaians. According...
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Minority political parties offer policy solutions to unemployment, corruption

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Minority political parties have provided alternative policy solutions to solve youth unemployment and mismanagement of the Ghanaian economy. They pledged to provide long-term financial support...
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Car washing services help counter unemployment among Zambian youths

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As unemployment levels continue to soar, some youths in Zambia are seizing opportunities created by the influx of motor vehicles into the country...
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Australia posts surprise fall in unemployment despite strict coronavirus lockdown

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Australia's unemployment rate has posted a surprise fall despite strict lockdown measures in the nation's second biggest state. According to data...
Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah

Government establishes committee to implement Unemployment Insurance Scheme

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Government has established a tripartite technical committee to come out with modalities to implement the National Unemployment Insurance Scheme announced in the mid-year budget...
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Turkish unemployment rate up to 13.4 percentage in June

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Turkey's unemployment rate increased by 0.4 percent to 13.4 percent in June compared with the same month last year, according to data unveiled on...
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U.S. unemployment rate falls to 8.4 percent in August as labor market slowly recovers

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U.S. employers added 1.4 million jobs in August, and the unemployment rate dropped to 8.4 percent, indicating improvement in the pandemic-ravaged labor market, the...
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Anglogold Ashanti Iduapriem embarks on US$400,000 aquaculture project to address unemployment

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To create a sustainable future of shared value with all stakeholders, AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine has implemented, among other things, an Aquaculture project to...
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Unemployment rises in Spain in August due to fall in tourism

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The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain rose by 29,780 to reach 3,802,814 in August, according to data published by the...
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Kenya’s unemployment rate doubles to 10.4 percent in second quarter due to COVID-19

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Kenya's unemployment rates doubled to 10.4 percent in the second quarter compared to 5.2 percent in the first quarter due to the COVID-19...
Ken Ofori Atta

Covidnomics: Ken Ofori-Atta can drive or drift Ghana’s economy

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The "Unknown Unknowns'' have presented today's economic crisis, which is mainly attributed to the Covid-19 pandemic 'a priori' recession, unemployment, low wages, fiscal deficits...
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Unemployment rate remains high in Finland – Statistics

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The unemployment rate in Finland remained high in July to stand at 7.7 percent, while in July 2019 it had been 6.0 percent, Statistics...
A plane flies in the sky with the U.S. national flags in the foreground in Washington, D.C., the United States, on July 21, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday afternoon that the coronavirus pandemic in the United States will probably "get worse before it gets better." More than 3.8 million people in the United States have infected with the virus, with more than 141,000 deaths, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University, as some states, including Florida, are seeing a surge in cases. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. House speaker rejects vote on standalone legislation to extend enhanced unemployment benefits

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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday rejected some House Democrats' call for voting on standalone legislation to extend enhanced federal unemployment insurance benefits...
Several people walk through a shopping center, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 11 June 2020. Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, two of the most populous cities in Brazil and the most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, reopened their shopping centers on 11 June, the same day that the country will surpass 40,000 deaths from coronavirus and despite the fact that the peak of infections has not yet arrived. EPA/Sebastiao Moreira

Brazil jobless rate rises to 13.1 percent in July

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The unemployment rate in Brazil rose 0.7 percentage points in July compared to June to reach 13.1 percent, meaning some 12.3 million people are...
Trams move on tracks along the street, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Lisbon, Portugal March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Portugal’s number of unemployed up by over 110,000 in July

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The number of unemployed people in Portugal increased by 110,012 in July, representing a 37-percent rise in unemployment year-on-year, the country's Institute of Employment...
Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Rwanda’s unemployment rate surges to 22 percentage

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The unemployment rate in Rwanda increased from 13.1 percent in February to 22.1 percent in May, according to a national survey released here on...

Ghanaian youth want government to address unemployment and education challenges – Afrobarometer

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According to Afrobarometer's recent survey, unemployment and education are Ghanaian youth’s most important problems that young Ghanaians want the government to address, the most...

Prioritise youth development programmes – GARYN

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Greater Accra Regional Youth Network has celebrated the world International Youth Day with a call on government to prioritise youth development issues...

Government to promote Vocational and Technical apprenticeship

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The government has prioritized vocational and Technical training to help equip the youth with the requisite knowledge and skills to help achieve the national...
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Millions of job losses, poverty forecast for Latin America, Caribbean

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The informal economy is the lifeblood of Latin America. Now it's under threat by the coronavirus. Economic growth across Latin America and the Caribbean is...