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Malawi’s President backtracks on creating one million jobs

– – Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera has just spent 100 days in power but appears unwilling to fulfill one of his key promises he made to citizens. While campaigning for the presidency he promised to create one million jobs and put the youth to work. But President Chakwera is now backtracking on that promise saying the government can only employ 200,000 people. He said the government could not create jobs on its own and now needs the private sector to help. Critics of the government now say Chakwera’s ruling coalition…

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‘Create jobs for your citizens’ to stop xenophobic attacks – SA diplomat

The South African High Commissioner to Ghana is proposing to African governments to create jobs for their nationals to stop them from migrating to South Africa. Lulu Xingwana believes this is the best way of stopping the frequent attacks on other African nationals who have migrated to South Africa to seek greener pastures. The latest wave of attacks have reportedly left five people dead with Nigeria boycotting the World Economic Forum ongoing in Johannesburg and recalling it’s Ambassador. Speaking to Accra based Starr FM in Ghana, Lulu Xingwana said poverty and…

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