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2016

  1. Labour rights a must for future US-Africa trade deals, says ILO

    05 October 2016

    Future trade agreements between the US and Sub-Saharan African countries could become a "powerful" tool to enforce labour standards, said the ILO’s Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chuma to UN Radio. Mr. Chuma recently attended the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) forum on trade and economic cooperation between the two blocs.

  2. South African Labour Minister: Decent work is fundamental to poverty reduction

    03 June 2016

    As the first week of the 105th International Labour Conference draws to a close, the Conference Chair, South African Minister of Labour Mildred Oliphant, explains how the issues at the conference relate to her country and to Africa.

2015

  1. Ethiopia: Invest in skills for high road to competitiveness, says ILO

    18 August 2015

    As Ethiopia seeks to become a major player in global supply chains, the challenge is to remain competitive while avoiding a race to the bottom with low wages, says the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  2. Ethiopia: Invest in skills for high road to competitiveness, says ILO

    18 August 2015

    As Ethiopia seeks to become a major player in global supply chains, the challenge is to remain competitive while avoiding a race to the bottom with low wages, says the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  3. Interview with Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa

    09 June 2015

    Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa discusses the significance of African media coverage of the International Labour Conference and participants talk about the roles and hopes for the 2015 ILC.

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    Broadcasters give youth a boost

    12 February 2015

    As we mark the fourth annual World Radio Day, an ILO-supported program for young Kenyan musicians gets radio play.

2013

  1. AU Commission chair says job creation is a top priority

    17 June 2013

    Addressing the International Labour Conference in Geneva, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, who chairs the African Union Commission, highlighted the importance of creating new jobs, and focus on young people.

  2. Malawi president hails Decent Work strategy

    12 June 2013

    Malawi's President Joyce Banda addressed the International Labour Conference in Geneva. She hailed the ILOs support for development initiatives and singled out the decent work agenda which she said can play a key role in battling poverty.

  3. Battling child labour in Malawi

    11 June 2013

    Almost 1.5 million children in Malawi are in child labour, many toiling away in tobacco fields. But attitudes are changing, and an ILO-supported programme has helped thousands of children.

2011

  1. 12th African Regional Meeting: Views of Mr. Japhet Moyo, General Secretary of Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU)

    14 October 2011

    Following the 12th African Regional Meeting, Mr. Moyo gives his views to the challenges for Africa on Decent work for all and youth employment, priority objectives of the ILO.