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2012-02-22 11:10:15 Report Urges a Rethink of Informal Sector As Nation Longs for Full Employment [World Bank] Yaoundé - 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.

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Thursday, 10-08-15, 17:09Delegations Start to Arrive to the 40th Anniversary of the National Unity[SPS] Chahid El-Hafed -Delegations on Tuesday started to arrive to take part in the 40 anniversary of National Unity and the International Festival of Culture and Popular Arts, scheduled to be from 8 to 11 in Bojador Camps.
Thursday, 10-08-15, 17:09Prez. Mahama Courts French Investors[Business Day] President John Dramani Mahama has urged the French investors to take advantage of the conducive business atmosphere in Ghana to invest massively.
Thursday, 10-08-15, 17:09U.S.$1 Billion in Fourth Eurobond[Business Day] An official statement from the Finance Ministry has confirmed news that the country has clinched a $1 billion deal with its fourth Eurobond at a coupon rate of 10.75%.
Thursday, 10-08-15, 17:07Court Renews Detention of Students for Wearing Anti-Torture T-Shirts[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -An Egyptian criminal court renewed on Thursday the detention of two men who have been under preventive detention for over 600 days for wearing anti-torture T-shirts, according to the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression's (AFTE) official website.
Thursday, 10-08-15, 17:00HRH Princess Lalla Hasna Chairs Opening Ceremony of 6th Islamic Conference of Environment Ministers[MAP] Rabat -HRH Princess Lalla Hasna, Chairwoman of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environment, chaired, on Thursday at the headquarters of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) in Rabat, the opening ceremony of the 6th Islamic Conference of Environment Ministers, held under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI under the theme: Climate Change: Future Challenges for Sustainable Development.

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