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High unemployment a ‘national security’ issue – Bawumia

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that the high levels of youth unemployment in the country are a reflection of the state of the economy they inherited from the previous administration. He admits it is a national security issue, but assured that his government is working towards creating an enabling environment that will allow the private sector to thrive in order ...

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Analysts demand clear job creation plans

Economic analysts have described government’s job creation agenda for this year as key to turn around the fortunes of the economy. They believe the move should also reduce the overdependence on imports with an increased production level. The Economists have however suggested some key steps to be taken for government to achieve this aim by the end of the year. ...

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Nation Builders Corps right move for Ghana – Finance Minister

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, says the government’s decision to employ some 100,000 graduates under the Nation Builders Corps (NBC), is a right move to deal with the worrying unemployment situation. He said the country required sustainable measures to help provide jobs for the youth to avoid serious problems in the future. Mr. Ofori-Atta, who was speaking at the PwC ...

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Nation Builders Corps initiative waste of money – IMANI Ghana

Policy think tank, IMANI Ghana, is of the view that government’s decision to set up what it calls a Nation Builders Corps (NBC), which seeks to employ over 100,000 graduates with a budgetary allocation of Ghc600 million, is just a duplication of the mandate of the National Service Scheme. According to the think tank, although the mode of financing the ...

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#Ghbudget: Special initiative, NBC, to employ 100,000 graduates

The Akufo-Addo administration has introduced a special initiative targeted at jobless graduates called the Nation Builders Corps (NBC). In the 2018 Budget address, under the theme, “From Stabilization to Work; Putting Ghana to Work Again”, the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, said 100,000 tertiary graduates will be employed under the NBC in 2018. Every one of Ghana’s 216 districts should be able ...

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