Ethiopian government to create at least 2 million jobs


Kwao Saa

Ethiopia is considered one of the fastest growing economies in the East African region. Despite this, the country is struggling with rising unemployment.

Ethiopia’s Minister of Finance Ahmed Shide said on Tuesday that the government is looking to create at least two million jobs. Shide said policymakers are working to decrease the unemployment rate in the country.

“The government has been implementing strategies that focus on creating job creation, being fully cognizant that to create jobs, there needs to be a structural transformation from low productive sectors to high productivity sectors,” he said. […] CONTINUE READING