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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that the government’s ability to create jobs for the teeming unemployed Ghanaian youth is limited. According to him, the government has set out to build the most business friendly economy on the continent to allow the private sector assume that role. “The ability of...
The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) is to engage 500 Ghanaian IT graduates after it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) on  Thursday, 2 November, 2017. The YEA is expected to pay the graduates, projected to be made up of 250 males and...
Drivers of the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) are on strike in protest at what they said are poor working conditions. The drivers and conductors of the company claim they have not been paid for two months – a situation they say is affecting their livelihood. Ayalolo driver, Michael Kwame Sogbe in an...
The Trades Union Congress has commended government over the intention to create ‘Nation Builders Corps’ to address the challenge of youth unemployment in the country. According to the TUC, the move will significantly reduce the spate of unemployment in the country if government is able to implement it. The government announced...
The Ashanti regional Minister, Hon Simon Osei Mensah has hinted that the construction of the regional hospital at Sewua in the Bosomtwe district will create more jobs for the people in the area and its neighboring towns. He said aside the professional jobs such as that of Doctors, Nurses and...
Government of Ghana has the responsibility to provide every one job including those engaging in illegal mining activities, Board Chairman of Political and Economic Research Institute of Ghana (PERI-Ghana) said. "What is the role of the government? ...why do we allow them to lead us and collect our tax revenue?"...
The 12 labour unions fighting government over the second-tier pensions have suspended their intentions to embark on an indefinite strike on Friday. Under the umbrella body Forum for Public Sector Registered Pension Schemes, the 12 labour unions called on their members to remain calm over the latest decision. “The Forum has...
The Minister for Energy, Boakye Agyarko, has told staff of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) demanding severance package as part of the company’s concession agreement to be prepared to leave their posts upon receipt of the package. His comments come in the wake of protests by staff of the...
The Ghana Police Service will from Monday 20th November 2017, begin a massive recruitment drive aimed at enlisting personnel into all sectors of the service. A statement signed by the Director-General of Human Resources Development at the Ghana Police Service, COP Beatrice Vib-Sanziri, listed close to 50 units which qualified...
One District one factory, 109 proposals ready for implementation – Akufo-Addo Some one hundred and nine proposals are currently ready for implementation in line with government’s agenda to build a factory in each of the 216 districts in the country, that’s  according to President Akufo-Addo. The One District, One Factory project...