Tag: Unemployment

Unemployment Haunts Young Algerians

September 16, 2018

One in four Algerians remain unemployed in an economy undermined by over dependence on oil and gas revenues and bleak political prospects. Official data speak ... Read More

Morocco’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 9.1 by June 2018

August 5, 2018

Morocco’s unemployment rate eased to 9.1% by June 2018, compared to 9.3 the same period last year, Morocco’s High Planning Commission (HCP) said. Between June ... Read More

Morocco Lowers Unemployment Rate to 10.5% in Q1

May 6, 2018

Morocco’s unemployment rate fell to 10.5% in the first quarter of 2018 as Moroccan economy managed to create 116,000 jobs in a year. Last year, ... Read More

Morocco wants to Curb Unemployment to 8.5% by 2021

November 11, 2017

Morocco is set to reduce the unemployment rate to 8.5% by 2021 through the creation of 200,000 jobs annually, employment minister Mohamed Yatim promised Speaking ... Read More

North African States Need Collective Efforts to Reduce Soaring Unemployment- UN Labor Agency

October 8, 2017

The International Labor Organization has warned that unemployment rate in North African states has hit unsustainable levels standing at 28.8%, twice the global average, and ... Read More

IMF: Algeria Still Undergoes Major Difficulties Due to Lower Oil Prices

June 4, 2017

Algeria continues to face important challenges posed by lower oil prices, says the International Monetary Fund Executive Board after concluding Article IV consultation with the ... Read More

Tunisia: Essid calls for unity to solve unemployment puzzle

January 28, 2016

Tunisian Prime Minister Essid appearing before the Parliament for a hearing over the social situation prevailing in the country called on all segments of Tunisia ... Read More

Bill Clinton Highlights Role of Civil Society in Development, Fight against Violence

May 7, 2015

Former US President Bill Clinton highlighted Wednesday the role of civil society in development and the fight against violence, stressing the need to enhance this ... Read More

Tunisia: The unemployed are protesting in several governorates

February 12, 2015

The unemployed are observing since the 11th February, several protesters marches in several governorates of Tunisia. In Gafsa, unemployed announced a gather every Thursday in ... Read More

Algeria: Still room for growth but need to absorb unemployment

March 15, 2013

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde on her current visit to Algeria said that the country still has room for ... Read More