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The increasing rate of unemployment represents both extensive unhappiness for individuals and lost economic opportunity for people and for the country over all. On the other hand unemployment on the youth has been shown to have long term effects on income and employment stability because most youths start out with weaker early career credentials and lower confidence and flexibility in dealing with employment opportunities and setbacks over the course of their working lives.
The region’s governments have a unique opportunity for fundamental reforms to bring down barriers to employment and develop safety nets designed to lift people out of poverty
ABUJA, Nigeria, March 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – On February 6, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2012 Article IV consultation with Nigeria.1
PARIS, France, March 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – South Africa must step up efforts to foster strong, inclusive economic growth that creates jobs, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Survey of South Africa. Priorities include a growth-enhancing macroeconomic policy-mix, and better implementation of structural reforms, notably to improve education.
A.M. Best’s Leading Analysts Discuss Africa’s Insurance Industry, the U.S. Economic Forecast and Persistent Asbestos Insurance Losses
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TUNIS, Tunisia, February 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – In response to a request from the Tunisian authorities, an IMF mission headed by Mr. Amine Mati visited Tunis from January 15 to February 1, 2013, to hold discussions for a Precautionary Stand-By Arrangement to support the country’s reform program. At the end of the visit, Mr. Mati issued the following statement: