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South Africa: HRDC Meeting Kicks-Off With Focus On Youths Skill

South Africa: HRDC Meeting Kicks-Off With Focus On Youths Skill

  Deputy President David Mabuza has called on the youth to take up skills that will develop and serve the needs of the economy. The Deputy President made the remarks at the 20th meeting of Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) at the University of South Africa (UNISA) Science Campus in Florida, Gauteng, before chairing a […]

South Africa’s Current Account Deficit Widens In The First Quarter

  By Iliya Kure South Africa’s current account deficit widened to 4.8% in the first quarter of 2018, the Reserve Bank said on Thursday. “The shortfall on the services, income and current transfer account narrowed in the first quarter of 2018 but by much less than the deterioration in the trade balance. As a result, […]

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Nigeria’s Capital Importation Hits $6.30m In Q1 – Bureau of Statistics

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Nigeria’s capital importation in the first quarter stood at 6,303.63 million dollars. The NBS stated this in the Nigerian Capital Importation for First Quarter for 2018 released on Friday in Abuja. The bureau stated that the value of capital imported in the quarter recorded an increase of 594.03 […]

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Nigeria: Textile Manufacturers Urge NASS to Expedite Budget Passage

The Nigerian Textile Manufacturers Association (NTMA), has urged the National Assembly to aid economic growth by not reneging on its pledge to pass the 2018 Budget on May 16. The Director-General of NTMA, Mr Hamma Kwajaffa, made the plea in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday. NAN reports […]

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Recruitment: Nigeria Prisons Service Receives 39,000 Applications, Says Official

The Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) on Thursday said it had received no less than 39,000 applications within 10 days it opened its online recruitment portal . The National Public Relations Officer of NPS, Mr Francis Enabore disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview. NAN reports that the NPS online […]

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South Africa Land Reform To Be Aligned To Economic Growth, Says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government’s land reform policy will be implemented in such a manner that it will bolster economic growth and create jobs without negatively impacting on agricultural productivity. The President said this when he responded to oral questions in the National Assembly on Tuesday. Opposition leader Mmusi Maimane had asked for the details […]

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Nigeria: Association Wants 5% Jobs in Govt Establishments Reserved For Disabled

The Joint National Association of Persons With Disability has urged government at all levels to adhere to UN Convention that says five per cent of jobs in government establishments be reserved for physically challenged persons. The Chairman of the Edo chapter of the association, Mr Henry Ebose, made the call in an interview with News […]

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Nigeria : 2019 Kaduna Budget Goes To State Assembly In June 2018

      Commissioner, Kaduna State Planning and Budget Commission, Mohammed Sani Dattijo said on Wednesday that the state government would present the state’s 2019 draft budget to the State House of Assembly in June for approval. The Commissioner disclosed this in Kaduna Northwest of the country, at a One-day Citizens Consultation on Open Government […]

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