Latest stories: Youth Unemployment

Some items on display at the trade show at the Blessed Sacrament parish in Ghana's Accra Archdiocese. Credit: News Watch Ghana

Catholic Parish in Ghana Organizes Maiden Trade Show to Address Youth Unemployment

Nov 24, 2021

The Blessed Sacrament Parish in Ghana’s Catholic Archdiocese of Accra has launched its first ever trade show exhibition to address the issue of unemployment among the youth.

Logo of the Southern Africa Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC). Credit: SACBC

Give Unemployed Youths Electoral Jobs: South African Catholic Justice and Peace Commission

Nov 3, 2021

The Justice and Peace Commission (JPC) of South Africa’s Catholic Archdiocese of Johannesburg is proposing the engagement of unemployed young people in the country to oversee future elections in the country by giving them various positions in the electoral process.

Bishop Sithembele Sipuka of South Africa's Mthatha Diocese/Credit: Bishop Sithembele Sipuka

South Africa’s Education System to Blame for Youth Unemployment, Catholic Bishop Says

Jul 3, 2021

The Bishop of South Africa’s Catholic Diocese of Mthatha has identified education system as one of the major causes of high unemployment among the youth in the country.