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YouthConnekt Ghana : Launched to curb unemployment

As part of efforts to help address the high rate of youth unemployment in the country, National Youth Authority (NYA) and United Nations Development...

“21 Days of Y’ello Care Challenge”: MTN Ghana readies to tackle unemployment & substance...

MTN Ghana has taken another giant step by launching its annual staff volunteering programme dubbed: “21 Days of Y’ello Care Challenge.” This...
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET)

Dr Agbeko calls for TVET review to tackle unemployment

Dr Daniel Agbeko, the Director of Research and Consultancy at Dominion University, has called for the review of the Technical and Vocational Education and...
Africa’s Bright Economic Future Is Its Youth

Africa Needs Real Economic Growth, Not IMF Accountants

A recent forum sponsored by Brookings Institute in Washington DC entitled: “Top priorities for Africa in 2019” produced a healthy discussion that alluded to...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

IFS hints gov’t on factors crippling Ghana’s economy

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) a politically independent non-profit think-tank, has pointed out certain negative factors thwarting Ghana’s economic growth. According to Institute, the...

Ghana Achievers Summit: A platform to unlock job opportunities

Youth Ministries Division (Y.M.D) is set to hold this year’s Ghana Achievers Summit as the biggest forum in the country to bring together job...
GH Media School Graduation

Ghana’s Youth Unemployment Can Be Solved Using Skill-based Training

The Head of the Technical Examination Unit at the Ghana Education Service (GES), Mr. Seth Appau, has said the panacea for youth unemployment is...
Sumaya Nur Abdi

Somali female graduate ventures ” Odka” Entrepreneurship

Sumaya Nur Abdi, a 23-year-old female university graduate set her sights on entrepreneurship with the knowledge that formal employment was a mirage in her...
President Akufo-Addo signing the CFTA Agreement

Ghana’s Presidential initiative on unemployment launched

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday launched the national flagship program aimed at addressing the twin challenge of youth unemployment and poverty. Christened ‘Nation...
A group photo of the youth after the programme

Upper East: Youth Entrepreneurial Skills Development Project Unveiled

The Navrongo-Bolgatanga Catholic Diocesan Development Organisation (NABOCADO), the development wing of the Catholic Church in the Upper East Region, has launched a skills and...
Fishermen mending their fishing net

Stakeholders in fishing industry unhappy

Stakeholders in the fishing industry in Ghana are unhappy about the country’s dwindling fish stock. At a durbar in Keta to mark the World Fisheries...

PPP Determine To win Assin North Parliamentary seat

With more than three years to the 2020 polls, the Progressive People's Party (PPP), has expressed its unwavering determination to convincingly win the Assin...

Nation Builders Corps To Increase Gov’t Burden

Dr Eric Osei-Assibey, an Economist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana, says government should find more pragmatic approach to solving graduate unemployment,...
Nya

NYA Marks African Youth Day With Training

The National Youth Authority (NYA) has organised skills training for the youth to provide them with the needed skills to become productive citizens to...
FDIs

Academy of Economists Pledge To Deepen Research

The Academy of Economists and Investment Bankers, a subsidiary body of the Bastiat Institute Ghana has pledged to complement the investment market with deep...
climate change

NGO Calls For Climate Change Education For Youth

The Ghana Youth Alliance for Agenda 2030 (GYA-2030), a Non Governmental Organisation, has called for an increased education and awareness creation on climate change...

GH 78.7m Allocated To NYA For Training Unemployed Youth

Ghanaian youth have been encouraged to take advantage of employable skills training programmes, rolled out by the government, to improve their economic situation. Mr. Pius...
rice

Dangote’s Rice Farming Project for Graduates Launched

This is even as the Company prepares to hit the market with One million metric tons of Dangote rice in 2018 Unemployment: Dangote employs youth...
unemployment

NYA Dialogue With CEO’s Seeks to Address Unemployment

The Association of Graduates in Skills Development-Ghana (AGSD-GH) commends the National Youth Authority (NYA) for planning a one day stakeholders’ dialogue on the theme...

YEA Boss Task Himself to End Youth Unemployment in his Term

The newly appointed CEO of Youth Employment Agency-Ghana (YEA), Justin Kodua Frimpong says he is on a mission to end youth unemployment in Ghana. Addressing...

NAHSAG calls on MOH for a clearly spelt out employment policy

The National Health Students Association of Ghana (NAHSAG) is a national representative body of all health students and fresh graduates in and from the...

UGAG calls on government to invest in data

The Unemployed Graduates Association of Ghana (UGAG) wishes to congratulate Ghanaian workers for their efforts in pushing the development of this country. It is...

Workers Defy Heavy Rains On May Day

However, thousands of workers in the Region defied the heavy rain and went on a procession through the streets of Cape Coast. The event, chaired...
hunger

Group Express Worry Over Worsening Hunger And Unemployment

Alarmed by the rising state of unemployment and hunger ravaging the country, the federal government has been urged to encourage rapid investment in other...

Gaps In Policy Implementation Hindering Girls Safety

The Girls Advocacy Alliance (GAA) project, has observed that gaps in policy implementation are some of the real challenges confronting the safety of girls...
Teenage pregnancy

Chief Worried About Rate Of Teenage Pregnancies

Nana Bosomprah Kese II, the chief of Assin Anyinabrimin in the Assin South District, has expressed concern about the spate of teenage pregnancies in...
AFP/File / Sebastien Berda Eurozone unemployment in March fell to 10.2 percent, its lowest level since 2011, Eurostat said

Brazil’s unemployment rate rises to record 13.2 percent

Brazil's unemployment rate rose to a record high of 13.2 percent in the quarter ending in February 2017, the country's statistics agency IBGE said...

PNC, CPP Hopes 2017 Budget Will Touch On Unemployment

The People’s National Convention (PNC), and the Convention People’s Party (CPP), say they want the government’s 2017 budget to address the rising unemployment levels...

ADRA Commence Programme To Reduce Unemployment

The Adventist Volunteer Service Programme (AVSP), put together by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) to help solve unemployment in some Adventist institutions,...
Ghana's Akufo-Addo sworn in

Ghana’s Total Debt Stock Rise To GH¢122 Billion

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, said there is no fiscal space left for borrowing to meet the development aspirations of Ghanaians because...