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The report which has been described as another milestone towards addressing the unemployment challenge also calls for more investments in career guidance and counseling, work-based learning, coaching, and mentoring to equip young people with the needed skills for work.

Graduate youth unemployment, a disturbing phenomenon in Ghana

Despite major investments by both public and private sectors, Ghana is reportedly faced with 12 percent youth unemployment and more than 50 percent general underemployment. This challenge could worsen if deliberate efforts are not made to create the needed job opportunities. A 2020 World Bank report titled “Youth Employment Programs in Ghana: Options for Effective Policy Making and Implementation”, has identified agribusiness, entrepreneurship, apprenticeship, construction, tourism and sports as key sectors that can offer enormous employment opportunities for the Ghanaian youth.

From these two emotional observations, it is apparent that the Covid-19 pandemic is not a respecter of persons and that we are all potential victims. No one knows where he can contract this dreadful disease.

The experiences shared by Covid-19 persons

Written By Charles Neequaye - Two harrowing experiences shared by two patients of the Covid-19 disease showed how painful it is to be a victim of the disease. There is therefore the need to pray for divine intervention to help Ghana overcome this deadly monster that has plagued this country within the shortest time. I heard the first victim of the disease was interviewed on an Accra-based radio station last week in which he narrated his harrowing condition when he was attacked by the virus.

From an average of about 170 daily infections, the country is now recording 700 cases each day. This is more than scary and calls for urgent action and measures to contain the situation. The worst part is that new variants, ...

File Image - Speaker of Parliament of the Eighth Parliament of the Republic of Ghana, Mr. Alban Sumana Bagbin.

Written By By Bubu Klinogo, a Journalist.- Ghana’s COVID-19 situation is moving from bad to worse at an alarming rate. Currently, there are 5,786 active cases with 433 deaths out of 68,559 total confirmed cases since the country recorded its first case about a year ago.

With the onset of the second wave of the pandemic which appears more dreadful and is causing another round of lockdowns across the world, one wonders if efforts being made for the importation of grains will yield any substantial results and if they do, ...

Dangers of impending food insecurity amid Covid-19

There is the likelihood of a food shortage in Ghana if steps are not taken to address the COVID-19 pandemic as the disease takes a toll on disruptions in the domestic food supply chain and, other shocks affecting food production.

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