unemployment

INTERVIEW | NBC's Emil Seibeb reports from Hardap

by editor1 / Nov 18, 2020 / 0 comments

-Results of the 2018 'National Labour Force Survey' point to an increased need to address youth unemployment, which is estimated to have increased from 43% in 2016 to 46% by 2018.

INTERVIEW | NBC's July Nafuka reports from Kavango East

by editor1 / Nov 18, 2020 / 0 comments

-Most Namibians living along rivers, such as in the two Kavango regions depend on fishing for their livelihood.

Oshakati East Councillor bemoans poor skills development, high unemployment among youth - tona

by editor1 / Oct 28, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Oshakati East Constituency Councillor Abner Shikongo bemoans the poor skills development resulting in a high unemployment rate among young people in his area.

Entrepreneur urges Government support for SMEs to curb unemployment

by editor1 / May 18, 2020 / 0 comments

-Renowned entrepreneur Twapewa Kadhikwa says empowering entrepreneurs could reduce Namibia's unemployment rate.

APP says government is doing little to address poverty, inequality and unemployment

by editor1 / Oct 11, 2019 / 0 comments

-The All People's Party (APP) claims the government is doing little to address challenges such as poverty, inequality, unemployment and underdevelopment as well as ensure all Namibians have national documents.

Lack of incentives for local businesses contributes to high unemployment

by editor1 / Sep 20, 2019 / 0 comments

-Lack of incentives for local businesses and disconnect between various institutions are some of the issues contributing to high unemployment in the country, which now stands at 34%.

HLPNE finds institutional disconnect, skills mismatch as catalysts for unemployment rate

by editor1 / Sep 20, 2019 / 0 comments
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Namibian Presidency

-The High-Level Panel on the Namibian Economy (HLPNE) is working on a report on unemployment it will hand over to President Hage Geingob.

Unemployment big concern for Kalkrand residents

by editor1 / Dec 19, 2018 / 0 comments

Some residents of Kalkrand Village have raised concerns over lack of employment and youth empowerment.

Keetmanshoop residents to demonstrate over unemployment

by editor1 / Nov 07, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

Residents of Keetmanshoop in the //Karas Region plan to stage a peaceful demonstration over unemployed youth at the town and in the region on Friday.

Young Namibians finding innovative ways to curb unemployment

by editor1 / Oct 09, 2018 / 0 comments

With an estimated youth population of nearly 50% and an unemployment rate of 30%, a few young people in the //Karas Region remain determined to rise above life's hardships.

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