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Zoomlion hails YEA’s restructuring move, clarifies ‘misconceptions’

Sanitation management firm, Zoomlion Ghana Limited has lauded the decision taken by the Youth Employment Agency [YEA] to restructure its sanitation module under which Zoomlion dispenses services. According to Zoomlion, the move is a very commendable saying it will “serve as a blueprint for other modules going forward.” The sanitation management company however used the opportunity to clarify some supposed misconceptions ...

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Court rules on ‘GYEEDA’ scandal case today

Abuga Pele was embroiled in the GYEEDA scandal

An Accra High Court will today [Friday], deliver its judgment in the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) case involving former National Coordinator Abuga Pele and Philip Assibit, Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill International Group. This follows four years of legal battle where state prosecutors and defense lawyers have been putting forward evidence before the court to advance ...

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YEA to ‘dump’ Zoomlion for other sanitation service providers

The management of the Youth Employment Agency [YEA], has served notice it will take on new service providers to handle its Youth in Sanitation Module from June this year [2018], when the government’s contract with Zoomlion, a subsidiary of the Jospong Group of Companies expires. YEA says the decision has become necessary following its assessment of Zoomlion’s service rendered to ...

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Forestry Commission to offer 15,000 jobs by January 2018

The Forestry Commission is set to employ some 15,000 youth by January 2018 as part of efforts to enhance its work across the country. This was revealed at the signing of a service agreement between the Forestry Commission and the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), in which the YEA would serve as the recruitment agency for the Commission. The Chief Executive ...

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We’ll sue Zoomlion over possible ‘ghost names’ on payroll – YEA

The Youth Employment Agency (YEA), has directed Zoomlion Ghana Limited to furnish it with a database of some 45,000 beneficiaries under the agency’s sanitation module. According to the Agency, the directive is in line with a restructuring process to take inventory of all modules. Chief Executive Officer of the Agency, Justin Kodua, told Citi News that the sanitation module is the only one ...

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Youth Employment Agency to audit beneficiaries

The Youth Employment Agency (YEA), has ordered a comprehensive audit of all beneficiaries on its modules in line with a restructuring process. The Agency will also undertake the verification of the number of beneficiaries under the sanitation module, according to a memo sighted by Citi News, in following a management meeting in September 2017. As part of this, Zoomlion Ghana Limited is to furnish ...

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Sammy Awuku not competent to chair YEA board – Kwabena Donkor

The MP for Pru East, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, has raised objections with the appointment of Sammy Awuku as Board Chairman of the Youth Employment Authority (YEA), saying he lacks the requisite experience required by law. Dr. Donkor, the Minority Spokesperson on Employment, Social Welfare, and State Enterprise noted to Citi News that his concerns were not because Sammy Awuku was ...

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Sammy Awuku appointed YEA Board Chairman  

President Nana Addo has in consultation with the Council of State appointed a nine (9) member Board of Directors for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA). The Board will be chaired by Mr. Sammy Awuku, the National Youth Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). Other members expected to serve on the Board include Founder of the Ghana’s School Feeding Programme, ...

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Court stops YEA from mass transfer of staff

The Labour Division of the High Court has issued an order of interim injunction against the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), stopping it from embarking on a mass transfer of some staff. The court, presided over by Justice Laurenda Owusu, said the order remains in “force for a period of only 10 days after which the application may be repeated on ...

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Pay roll fraud: We won’t be pressurized to publish names – YEA

The Management of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), says the agency will not be pressurized to publish the list of persons detected to be involved in the alleged payroll fraud. This was after the Minority in Parliament dared YEA to publish the full details of the internal audit that allegedly uncovered the over GH¢50 million cedis payroll fraud. According to ...

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