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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 Acting General Secretary for the ruling NPP Mr John Boadu has said, government through the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has recruited over 60,000 youth under various modules of the Agency as part of Government’s efforts of solving the unemployment situation in the country adding that about 40, 000...
The Government has directed that all public nursing and midwifery schools reduce their intake to only 60 percent of the school’s capacity. A statement by the Chief Director of the Ministry of Health stated that the directive should be followed strictly by all public nursing and midwifery schools as the...
The Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Bright Oduro, has been asked to proceed on leave. Sources within the police hierarchy have informed OTECNEWS  the crime expert will not return to his post, which he assumed around January 28, 2017 following the change of government. The former Greater Accra crime officer,...
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 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...
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has charged government to outline practical steps to create jobs in the country in the next budget to be presented in November 2017The TUC believes job creation is the biggest problem facing the economy and expects government to tackle it squarely to help the...
The Secretary General of the Trade Union Congress, (TUC) Dr. Yaw Baah has called for radical reforms of Social Security and National Insurance Trust, (SSNIT) and the National Labour Commission.He said recent development at SSNIT calls for a review of National Pensions Act, Act 766, which regulate and supervise...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, has revealed that the 2018 budget statement and fiscal policy to be delivered on Wednesday November 15, 2017, will focus largely on job creation. The President said the budget will give meaning to his government’s industrialization agenda which primarily focuses on the creation of...
The Public Utilities Workers Union (PUWU) has called on government to respond to concerns raised in their letters and desist from sharing such information in the media. According to the General Secretary of the Union, Michael Adumatta Nyantakyi, a first letter to engage government to ensure the welfare of the...
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