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Partnership between Telkom and YES to increase job opportunities for youth

Independent online (SA) 26 May 2022
Melody Lekota, the chief human resources officer at mobile operator Telkom, said this week that youth unemployment in South Africa is at 66.5 percent ... with business and the Youth@Work, where unemployed young people are given work experiences in non-traditional work sites.
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Think big about employment, says former Treasury D-DG

Independent online (SA) 26 May 2022
This as South Africa’s record-high unemployment seemed an impenetrable barrier to the country’s post-pandemic economic recovery ... Donaldson has told the webinar that the solutions to the unemployment crisis, which is particularly rife amongst the youth of South Africa, will not be found in state policy alone.
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Jobs, jobs, jobs: Solopreneurship could be the answer for unemployed youth

Independent online (SA) 26 May 2022
Durban - With current youth unemployment at 65.5% in South Africa, it is clear most young people will not get a formal job ... If we want more young people to go from being unemployed to entrepreneur, more work needs to be done to increase their confidence in their ability to execute their own plans.
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Why is the drop-out rate so low in Switzerland?

Swissinfo 26 May 2022
The term gained extra prominence in the late 2000s, when the economic crisis forced youth unemployment levels to rise and fears grew that some would be permanently locked out of the jobs market.
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Supreme Court rules against peak wage system

Korea Times 26 May 2022
The Supreme Court building in Seocho, southern Seoul / Yonhap ... The peak wage system has been widely adopted by local companies, particularly in the public sector, since the early 2010s to cut the salaries of their senior employees in order to create more jobs for young people amid a high youth unemployment rate ... (Yonhap). .
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Congress report card recounts 8 ‘failures’ of Modi govt in 8 years

The Times of India 26 May 2022
NEW DELHI ... Maken said each failure is bigger than the other, be it inflation or farmer issues ... “Unemployment is the biggest helplessness of India’s youth who have skills and enthusiasm but no job.”. Giving data, the report card said the unemployment rate is at a “high of 7.9 per cent” ... Then it brought three laws to usurp the land of the farmers.” ... .
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We fully support anti-terrorism campaign – Minority

Business Ghana 26 May 2022
  ... Intelligence also suggests that Ghana is a target of terror groups operating in Africa ... Factors such as chieftaincy and ethnic disputes, land conflicts, marginalization of vulnerable groups, and high youth unemployment make Ghana very susceptible to threats of terrorism, the West Africa Centre for Counter-Extremism noted. --Advertisements--. .
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Jordan announces end of controversial defense law

The New Arab 26 May 2022
Jordan's King Abdullah II announced on Wednesday that the defence law, first adopted to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, would be lifted in a matter of months ... Those citizens that violated curfew were temporarily arrested and fined ... Jordan suffers from high youth unemployment at 50 per cent and low rates of female labour participation ... ....
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Southern Africa looks to strengthen China bonds

China Daily 26 May 2022
The nations account for 27 percent of Africa's population ... In addition, long-standing problems such as food insecurity, high poverty, high youth unemployment and climate change effects have hampered the continent's efforts to implement the African Union's goals of promoting sustainable and equitable economic growth and socio-economic development ... .
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What’s falling: Poverty or quality of analysis?Dodgy Data

Deccan Herald 26 May 2022
Do these mechanisms hold? First, they ignore all data on inequality, rising unemployment, falling employment rates, falling wage rates and rising food inflation ... Second, while the unemployment rate increased from 2.2% to 5.8% during 2012 and 2019, the youth unemployment rate increased from 6% to 17% during the same period (PLFS) ... Sign Up ... Twitter .
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Silence on happenings in Ghana no longer an option – Group

Graphic 26 May 2022
For Mr Thiombiano, the depreciation of the Cedi has further aggravated the alarming rate of inflation the nation is presently experiencing, saying “Even more worrying is the alarming rate of joblessness and hopelessness in the country, especially among the youth.”.
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Songs Akufo-Addo should have on his playlist if he truly cares

Joy Online 26 May 2022
The song acknowledges Ghana’s hard times while also encouraging the youth not to give up ... Well, the battle isn’t over yet because Ghana is dealing with a slew of socioeconomic issues, such as youth unemployment, bad roads, and inadequate school infrastructure.
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Building Africa’s education system requires astute capital allocation

Independent online (SA) 26 May 2022
By Maserame Mouyeme ... If we are to move towards a truly sustainable future, greater urgency, collaboration, and public and private partnerships will be needed ... It is therefore clear that COVID-19 worsened already wide inequality gaps ... 2 ... Another important project is ongoing support for skills development and holistic support for unemployed youth.
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BJP big guns to lend Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur a hand as corruption, factions ...

Indian Express 26 May 2022
Explained. The message behind Margaret Atwood’s ‘unburnable&#... Welcome to the elusive world of crypto mining. Rohtak rig, 3 engineers, R... Explained ... “The Youth Congress is taking up the recruitment scam issue in a big way. With unemployment an issue among the youth in Himachal Pradesh, it is striking the right chords,” he said ... Tags ... .
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Youth unemployment a bait for extremist insurgency—Dr Bukari

Ghana News Agency 25 May 2022
"Ghana needs to address youth unemployment issues that is exacerbated by harsh socio-economic conditions and have become a 'ticking time bomb'," Dr ... The recent youth uprising in parts of West Africa, he said, were indicative of how frustrated unemployed youth could unleash mayhem in otherwise stable countries to retard development efforts.

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