Tag Archives: Jobs

Akufo-Addo outlines women policy in Belgium

Women Policy

President Akufo-Addo was greeted with cheers on Wednesday when he laid down his strategy to make gender and youth the business of the private sector. This was when he delivered a speech at the opening of this year’s European Development Day Conference held in Brussels, Belgium, under the theme, ‘Making Gender and the Youth the Private Sector’s Business,’ as part ...

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Only 10 per cent of graduates find jobs after first year – ISSER

Graduates on job hunts

Data from the Institute of Statistics, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), of the University of Ghana, has revealed that only 10 per cent of graduates find jobs after their first year of completing school. The study data also indicated that it may, therefore, take up to 10 years for a large number of graduates to secure employment due to varied ...

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Over 400 workers lose jobs in Tema…as steel factory closes

tema steel company

About 400 workers of a steel company in Tema, Rider Steel Ghana Limited have been laid off due to the company’s inability to pay for what they describe as unfair and high electricity tariff. According to the company, which is located within the Tema Export Processing Zone, it is being charged 52 pesewas per kilowatt hour of electricity by a ...

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Over 1,500 jobs to be created through FDIs

1,504 jobs are expected to be created in Ghana through registered Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects in the third quarter of 2016. This figure is about 75 percent lower than the previous year where 5,993 jobs were created through FDIs. According to the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), about 85 percent of the jobs created will go to Ghanaians while ...

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