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Nigeria facing acute jobless crises – World Bank

Ghana Web 25 Jul 2021
Assessing the Potential for Migration to Provide Overseas Jobs for Nigeria’s Youth’, published on its website this week ... The Washington-based institution added that the expanding working age with scarce employment opportunities is creating high rates of unemployment, particularly for Nigeria’s youth.
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‘We cannot rest as that would endanger everything we have gained‘ - PM

Independent Online 25 Jul 2021
"Let's let this all continue ... The Prime Minister spoke about unemployment, and said how at the beginning of the pandemic, experts said tens of thousands of jobs would be in peril. Now, he said, Malta has fewer than 1,600 people registering as unemployed ... "We also have the lowest unemployment rate among youths in the EU," he said, quoting statistics ... .
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Oceans economy offers reprieve for Eastern Cape’s jobless

Business Day 25 Jul 2021
The Eastern Cape Socio-Economic Consultative Council has said that at 56% Nelson Mandela Bay’s youth unemployment rate leaves other municipalities such as Tshwane (51.8%), Buffalo City (47.9%) and Ekurhuleni (47.3%) in its wake. Something must change to remedy this.
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MTN launches new thematic TVC showcasing Nigerian entrepreneurship spirit

Business Day Online 25 Jul 2021
Read also ... Fast forward to a few years later, the young man graduates from the university and joins the pool of unemployed youth in Nigeria ... By looking inwards, the Nigerian youth in the TVC was able to discover a skill he already had and instead of remaining downcast by his current situation, he decided to monetise his already existing skills. .
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Poverty and the psychology of ‘money rain’

Business Day Online 25 Jul 2021
“You stay in your cozy presidential office and turn blind eye to the plights of millions of unemployed graduates, that is why youths are helping themselves with kidnapping, banditry, internet fraud with Yahoo Boys becoming bolder among other vices, and some are making fortune and ...
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Dilip Ghosh slams TMC govt over ‘rising unemployment’

Indian Express 25 Jul 2021
He also criticised the state government over “rising unemployment” in Bengal ... “Bengal’s unemployment rate is 26 per cent and youths are going to Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and other states to find jobs ... Ghosh slams TMC govt over ‘rising unemployment’Click here for more.
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Community sentencing of petty offenders: We're handicapped - MCE cries out

Ghana Web 25 Jul 2021
There have been many calls against the imprisonment of petty offenders but the lawmakers are not giving us an alternative ... Meanwhile, the Motor Riders Association in the Awutu Senya East Municipality has appealed to the government to recognize and regulate their activities as it has become the source of livelihood for many unemployed youths ... .
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A weekend of misery, display of affluence in Nigeria

Business Day Online 25 Jul 2021
The wanton display of wealth in a society where hunger is a native in many homes, poverty is an unyielding monster and youth unemployment is legendary, can only fuel negative feelings that can lead to negative actions ... Some church leaders mislead the youth with too much emphasis on the glorious Christ, not the suffering Christ.
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A weekend of extreme misery and excessive display of affluence in Nigeria

Business Day Online 25 Jul 2021
The wanton display of wealth in a society where hunger is a native in many homes, poverty is an unyielding monster and youth unemployment is legendary, can only fuel negative feelings that can lead to negative actions ... Some church leaders mislead the youth with too much emphasis on the glorious Christ, not the suffering Christ.
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The Week Ahead

Business Day Online 25 Jul 2021
Assessing the Potential for Migration to Provide Overseas Jobs for Nigeria’s Youth’, the World Bank noted that Nigeria is experiencing its worst unemployment crisis as the unemployment rate rose five-fold, from 6.4 percent in 2010 to 33.3 percent in 2020.
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The explosive mix of multilevel factors explain the violence amid the looting

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Jul 2021
This joint deployment is a necessary immediate response to the lawlessness and disorder ... The seeds of discontent ... Perhaps most concerning of all is that 63% of the country’s youth are unemployed ... The Covid-19 pandemic has occurred in a context of pervasive inequality, unemployment, widespread poverty, food insecurity and starvation ... What can be done?.
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Riot damage will boost inflation and dent competitiveness

Business Day 25 Jul 2021
SA has just experienced a supply-side shock ... Other forecasters expect an even more negative impact ... The supply shock has reverberated through the region ... After the revolution the underlying structural problems of unemployment, especially among the youth, remained an intractable problem, hindering economic recovery and fuelling further social unrest ... .
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Football, racism and Africans

Ghana Web 25 Jul 2021
This despicable act is yet another indication that consistent racial onslaught against Africans and people of African descent, is still very much a problem despite years of a massive campaign against it ... In many instances, they are discriminated against by teammates ... It is also a veritable tool of reducing crimes, wars, and youth unemployment ... .
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Government urged to focus on TVET to address unemployment

Ghana Web 24 Jul 2021
Gilbert Owiah-Sampson, Dean, Faculty of Vocational Education at the Akenten Appiah-Minkah University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Development (AAM-USTED), said it was time to pay attention to entrepreneurship as a country grappling with unemployment among the youth.
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'We were not influenced in our action; we really need jobs' - Busunu Youth cry out

Ghana Web 24 Jul 2021
Made up of the Unemployed Graduate Association of Busunu (CUGAB) and the Busunu Youth Association (BUYA),the youth pointed out that employment was ongoing in the other districts and they were only craving for same from the Damongo Member of Parliament.

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