Social - Unemploymen
  • UN: ILO report says unemployment to rise in 2017
    13 january 2017 07:01:46
    LNew York, US (PANA) - The International Labour Organization (ILO) released its 2017 World Employment and Social Outlook report on Thursday, warning on rising unemployment and worsening social inequality in 2017. Full text...

  • UN: Access to higher education doesn’t always lead to lower unemployment – ILO
    17 november 2015 20:46:27
    New York, US (PANA) - The International Labour Organization (ILO) says workers with Full text...

  • UN: ILO issues new report on global youth unemployment
    09 october 2015 12:55:35
    New York, US (PANA) - Global youth unemployment rates have stabilized somewhat but remain well above pre-financial crisis levels, according to a new report released by the International Labour Organization (ILO). Full text...

  • UN: ILO report predicts rising global unemployment due to slower growth, inequality
    20 january 2015 17:40:30
    New York, US (PANA) - A new report by the UN International Labour Organization (ILO) has said an extra 10 million people worldwide are likely to be unemployed by 2019, pointing to slower growth, widening inequalities and economic turbulence as reasons behind the trend. Full text...

  • UN: Official says Africa faces unemployment challenges
    01 october 2014 22:16:07
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, says although there has been great social and economic progress across Africa, its economies have not kept pace with legitimate demands, including providing jobs to young people. Full text...

  • Togo: Togo to reduce unemployment and underemployment
    26 march 2014 16:23:49
    Lomé, Togo ( PANA) - Togo has set itself the goal of reducing by at least 8% the combined rate of unemployment and underemployment over five years. Full text...

  • UNIDO tackles youth unemployment in Guinea
    08 march 2012 10:29:13
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has said young people in Guinea will receive skills training that will help them find jobs, under a new project set up by the organization and funded by the Government of Japan. Full text...

  • Africa faces decent work deficit, says ILO report
    26 january 2006 18:04:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Besides having the highest share in working poverty, sub-Saharan Africa's unemployment rate is the second highest in the world, says the International Labour Office (ILO) in a new report. Full text...

  • Jobless Central Africans decry Bozize's decree
    04 september 2005 10:18:00
    Bangui- Central Africa (PANA) -- Unemployed graduates in Bangui have decided to ask the Central African Republic (CAR) President François Bozizé to reverse a decision barring their integration into the public service. Full text...

  • Unemployment falls in Algeria
    13 march 2004 18:08:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- The rate of unemployment in Algeria has dropped from 29 to 21. Full text...

  • Youths in Mauritians demand unemployment benefits
    18 december 2003 22:52:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius youths grouped into a socio-political organisation named "Groupe Jeunes Lalit", on Thursday began demanding an across-the-board unemployment benefit for all unemployed people in the island. Full text...

  • Unemployment escalates in Zimbabwe
    12 september 2003 20:42:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- When his friend leaped from an apartment block to his death in central Harare early this year after failing to get a job, Timothy Gwaunza contemplated doing the same, for a similar reason. Full text...

  • Unemployment rises in Mauritius
    24 july 2003 15:35:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Some 54,400 job seekers were registered in Mauritius at the end of June, against 50,800 during the same period last year, according to the Central Statistics Office (BCS) in Port-Louis. Full text...

  • Unemployment down in Mauritius
    12 may 2003 22:08:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The number of unemployed in Mauritius fell from 21,194 in December 2001 to 19,612 in December 2002, while 21,613 job licences were issued to foreigners last year, according to sources at the Mauritian Training Ministry. Full text...

  • Tanzania holding precarious line against rising unemployment
    05 may 2003 12:50:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- Thousands of Tanzanian youth face an uncertain future with unemployment now standing at 5. Full text...

  • Unemployment stabilises at 16.7% in Cape Verde
    08 december 2002 17:39:00
    Praia- Cap Verde (PANA) -- Unemployment rate in Cape Verde's major urban centres has remained unchanged at 16. Full text...

  • Disabled graduates threaten to burn themselves
    24 october 2001 22:00:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- A group of disabled and unemployed Moroccan graduates has threatened to set themselves ablaze as way of forcing the government to find work for them, the Television channel 2M reported Wednesday. Full text...

  • Youth unemployment preoccupies Namibia
    22 october 2001 14:37:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- At the ongoing UNESCO general conference in Paris, the representative from Namibia has said the country was counting on centres set up for innovation, entrepreneurship and technology, in its bid to contain unemployment among the youth. Full text...

  • Unemployment rate drops 3.5 per cent in Cape Verde
    09 august 2001 19:50:00
    Praia- Cape Verde (PANA) -- Urban unemployment rate in Cape Verde dropped by about 3. Full text...

  • ILO moves to create employment for youths
    07 august 2001 11:10:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- An International Labour Organisation economist, Grace Strachan, has said that the UN agency and its partners would not relent their efforts to create job opportunities for an estimated 70 million unemployed youths throughout the world. Full text...



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