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Ripple effects of employment dismissals

17 August 2015 | 4033 Views
The ongoing retrenchments of employees from different companies have raised eyebrows in economic, cultural and social circles. The unemployment rate has gone up due to the recent 17 July Supreme C...
by Chido Chikuni

Welshman Ncube on Friday: Whose job is it to create employment?

19 June 2015 | 5014 Views
In my piece last week I wrote on poverty and there was one thing that stood out strongly; if all employable Zimbabweans would find a decent job, it would be a giant step, indeed a huge leap toward...
by Prof Welshman Ncube

BUYA bemoans lack of unemployment in Bulawayo

20 March 2015 | 2743 Views
Bulawayo Unemployment Youth Agenda (BUYA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) which is into assisting youth in getting employment yesterday bemoaned the dearth of unemployment opportunities in Bula...
by Musavengana Hove

Graduates have fallen to the reality of unemployment

22 January 2015 | 3171 Views
In most countries, graduates have fallen to the reality of un employment! The traditional noble idea of getting education, then a better life is greatly threatened. You hear of those who did ...
by Mathew Unique Dube

Unemployment levels in the country now a risk factor to national security

01 October 2014 | 2467 Views
Zimbabwe Unemployed People's association (ZUPA) which represents the interests of millions of economically disadvantaged people acknowledges challenges and difficulties facing our economy and gov...

Is Zimbabwe’s unemployment rate 4%, 60% or 95%? - Why the data is unreliable

01 October 2014 | 2055 Views
Estimates of Zimbabwe's unemployment rate range wildly from 4% to 95%. Why is the data so unreliable? We dissected it.Zimbabwe's unemployment rate "of ...
by Sintha Chiumia and edited by Anim van Wyk

Byo has the highest unemployment in Zimbabwe

17 May 2014 | 3239 Views
BULAWAYO has the highest unemployment in Zimbabwe as the province continues to reel under company closures, latest census figures show.The final Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStats) ...
by Staff Reporter

Survey exposes serious employment gender imbalances

08 January 2014 | 1186 Views
A 2012 survey by the Urban Planning Services Department in Harare has exposed serious employment gender imbalances in the transport sector where men operate 81% of public transport vehicles in the cap...
by Staff Reporter

'Zimbabwe unemployment rate is 11%,' claims ZimStat

10 December 2013 | 2120 Views
Zimbabwe has an unemployment rate of 11 percent, contrary to claims by some economists that the country has a joblessness rate of more than 70 percent, the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency director...
by Business reporter

Zanu-PF ready to create employment for the jobless - Sekeramayi

04 August 2013 | 4239 Views
State Security Minister, Sydney Sekeramayi says his party is ready to roll out indigenisation and empowerment programmes to create wealth for the country and employment for the jobless in accordance ...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe's unemployment rate is 9%, says Biti

07 June 2013 | 2339 Views
Finance Minister Tendai Biti said on Thursday the unemployment rate in Zimbabwe is nine percent and not the eighty five percent that has been touted in some quarters.In a bid to portray the c...
by Staff reporter

Youth unemployment: lessons from Ethiopia

28 May 2013 | 1740 Views
In Hawassa City in southern Ethiopia, 250 kilometres from the capital Addis Ababa, 24-year-old Mitike Paulos, her younger sister and three friends are busy producing leather bags and belts for sale. ...
by Andualem Sisay, in Addis Ababa

Zimbabwe's unemployment rate tops 70%

22 April 2013 | 5131 Views
Zimbabwe's unemployment rate remains very high at more than 70 percent with less than 900 000 people formally employed out of a 13 million population, a leading economist has said.John Roberts...
by Business reporter

Zimbabwe: Only STEM is the solution for employment creation

28 January 2013 | 2457 Views
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) have suddenly become the paradigm shift in transforming many economies of the new global order. Zimbabwe should practically chart that route to ...
by Tapiwa Kapurura

Man commits suicide for failing to secure employment

27 January 2013 | 148 Views
A CHIMANIMANI man doused himself in petrol before setting himself ablaze in a bid to commit suicide after his uncle had ridiculed him for failing to secure a job.Chipinge District police spok...
by Staff reporter

Unemployment impacts ZCTU coffers

14 January 2013 | 1671 Views
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions has bemoaned the heavy job losses recorded last year, saying this had negatively affected its subscription coffers. ZCTU secretary general Japhet Moyo sai...
by Staff reporter

New Employment Rules

08 January 2013 | 2800 Views
SICK DAYSWe will no longer accept a doctor's certificate as proof of illness. If you are able to get to the doctor, you are able to come into work.MATERNITY LEAVE("Kort-Kort") Pregnacy...
by Boy Dube

Zim unemployment blamed on poor resource allocation

08 February 2012 | 712 Views
YOUTH unemployment in Africa is a manifestation of inequitable allocation of resources, President Mugabe has said.Speaking at celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of the African Capacity Buil...
by Staff reporter

Introduce a 75% local employment policy: Gwanda Mayor

24 October 2011 | 680 Views
Gwanda mayor Lionel DeNecker has urged government to introduce a policy compelling private companies and government institutions to reserve 75% of their employment quota for locals in each province....
by Staff reporter

New Employment Rules

09 May 2011 | 836 Views
SICK-DAYSWe will no longer accept a sick note as proof of sickness. If you are able to get to the doctor, you are able to come into work.SURGERYOperations are now banned. As long as ...
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