2012-02-22 11:10:15Report Urges a Rethink of Informal Sector As Nation Longs for Full Employment[World Bank]
The labor market in Cameroon is characterized by a large informal sector, low-paying jobs, and low productivity due partly to the fact that the education system is not geared toward meeting the needs of the jobs market. These are key highlights of the third issue of the Cameroon Economic Update, a publication of the World Bank's office in the Central African nation.
Monday, 03-02-15, 18:49Bye, Bye Karuturistan, Ethiopia![Fahamu]Karuturi has nothing to show for his "investment", except a humongous debt. Where are the tens of thousands of hectares of oil palm, sugar cane, rice, edible oils and maize and cotton he promised? Where are the 60,000 workers? They exist only in the warped imaginations of the corrupt state fat cats in Addis Ababa.
Monday, 03-02-15, 17:36Boost to Local Digital Economy As Fibre Optic Project Comes Alive[Ghanaian Chronicle]The over 800km Fibre Optic Broadband Backbone Infrastructure project stretching from Ho in the Volta Region to Bawku in the Upper East Region, with a link from Yendi to Tamale, both in the Northern Region, has been completed by the government. The 38 million euros project which was undertaken by Alcatel-Lucent of Denmark, covers 27 municipal and district assemblies has been extended to the University of Health and Allied Sciences in Ho.
Monday, 03-02-15, 17:10The Invasion of Benin Kingdom[Fahamu]British colonial soldiers committed genocide in the Kingdom of Benin in 1897. They then looted some 4,000 pieces of art which have never been returned. A Nigerian film recreates the invasion, exposing the bestial brutality of Empire.