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Africa

“Silencing the guns in Africa by 2020: women’s role”

Women can help bring peace and development to Africa, writes Amina Adhan, 22, a Correspondent from Nairobi, Kenya, who reports on a forum that examined the hurdles and the opportunities for women loo... Read more

31.10.14

Asia

“How a Mumbai school redefines education”

India faces a huge task in educating its youth. Harmanan Singh, 17, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Mumbai in India, says the current system has been faulted by employers, and describes one school ... Read more

31.10.14

Americas & Caribbean

“Sport for Development and Peace gets a yellow card”

Sport can be a powerful means of promoting development, but Malcolm McEachern, 22, a Correspondent from Halifax, Canada, now living in the UK, argues that without adequate funding and rules the progra... Read more

29.10.14

Africa

“Educating for Africa’s continental renaissance”

After decades of following European and American education methods, African nations are re-shaping school curriculum, writes Carole Nyemeck, 21, a Correspondent from Yaounde in Cameroon, who says th... Read more

23.10.14

Americas & Caribbean

“Caribbean cricket needs administration change”

Cricket is a unifying sport in the Caribbean, writes Ryan Bachoo, 25, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Trinidad and Tobago, but he argues that the league needs administrative attention to improve th... Read more

22.10.14

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AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

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ASIA

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EUROPE

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02.09.2014


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PACIFIC

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