Unemployment

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 26th, 2013
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By Perry Munzwembiri, zimeye.org One key characteristic of developing nations is that a large proportion of the population is comprised of the youth. The African Development Bank notes that  Africa has the fastest growing and most youthful population in the world. Over 40% are under the age of 15 and...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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Fifty two years after what is largely described as our flag independence, Nigeria lies wrecked and hobbled. A country that breathed much hope and inspiration fifty two years ago is today a sad and regrettable instance of what a nation should not be. Nigeria is today a land of endless tears and misery...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 8th, 2012
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South African unemployment rose in the first quarter of 2012, data showed on Tuesday, in a sign that economic growth remains far below the levels needed to create jobs, one of the most pressing challenges facing the government. The jobless rate jumped to 25.2 percent of the labour force in the first ...
By benim
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Jul 16th, 2011
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The importance of employment to human sustenance and a country’s development cannot be overemphasized. To a nation employment is not only as a catalyst to growth but also a means to poverty reduction. To the individual employment does not only improve the quality of life but also provides opportuniti...
By benim
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Feb 13th, 2011
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Johannesburg – The money set aside by government to create jobs will be “rigorously” monitored, President Jacob Zuma said on Sunday. “The performance and monitoring department is going to look at what has happened, there is going to be rigours monitoring as to what is being do...
By benim
In Algeria
Jan 9th, 2011
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At least two people have been killed and 300 others injured in riots that erupted across Algeria amid rising food prices and a housing crisis, state-run media said Saturday. The protests began earlier in the week over spiraling costs of basic food items, including milk, oil and sugar. Some staples ar...
By benim
In Algeria
Jan 8th, 2011
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Algiers – Two men were killed and at least another 20 people injured in riots in Algeria linked to the rising costs of food and unemployment, a newspaper and rescue services said Saturday. Azzedine Lebza,18, was the first reported fatality in the unrest on Friday when he was hit by a police bul...
By benim
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Jan 7th, 2011
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Some 22,000 jobs were added in December, keeping the unemployment rate for the second consecutive month at 7.6 percent — the lowest level since January 2009, the national statistics institute said Friday. It was a slightly rosier outcome than analysts’ expectations of a 7.7 percent unempl...
By benim
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Dec 9th, 2010
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ABUJA—Citing the 2004 statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, National Poverty Eradication Programme, NAPEP, Tuesday said 75 million Nigerians, representing 50 percent of the population, still live below a dollar per day. The agency also disclosed that about 42% of Nigerians, a...