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Asia

“Can we treat climate change as an ethical problem?”

Climate change has been regarded as an environmental or business  issue, but Naman Sanghvi, 23, a Correspondent from India, argues that viewing it as an ethical issue changes the imperative for acti... Read more

25.07.14

Africa

“A testament on poverty enlightment”

Efforts to reduce poppy production in Afghanistan have shown little result, writes Pax Nvani, 25, a Correspondent from Eket in Nigeria, who argues for an approach that uses understanding as well as ca... Read more

24.07.14

Africa

“Save Kenya from the appetite for money”

Kenya’s government has promised to reform the public service sector, but Joshua Orawo, 24, a Correspondent from Kenya, argues that the attitudes of elected representatives also need reform if the pu... Read more

23.07.14

Africa

“Strike causes untold hardship for primary teachers”

Nigeria’s government is struggling with insurgency and corruption, but Elijah Elaigwu, 25, a Correspondent from Nigeria, says a prolonged teachers’ strike is an urgent problem for students, staff,... Read more

23.07.14

Asia

“The land of beaches – Sri Lanka is calling you!”

Living in an island nation brings a wealth of beach opportunity, says Indooshan Shanthakumaran, 25, a Correspondent from Colombo in Sri Lanka, as he describes some of the enticing options available to... Read more

23.07.14

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AFRICA

“A testament on poverty enlightment” Read more

24.07.2014


“Save Kenya from the appetite for money” Read more

23.07.2014


“Strike causes untold hardship for primary teachers” Read more

23.07.2014

AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

“The tournament belonged to the world” Read more

16.07.2014


“Pride in Portland – rainbows for diversity” Read more

16.07.2014


“Uniforms for HIV/AIDS ‘victims’ not acceptable” Read more

07.07.2014

ASIA

“Can we treat climate change as an ethical problem?” Read more

25.07.2014


“The land of beaches – Sri Lanka is calling you!̶... Read more

23.07.2014


“To the kid at the station: you taught me a lesson!” Read more

18.07.2014

EUROPE

#TheSearchIsOn – Queen’s Young Leaders Programme Read more

16.07.2014


Get your voice heard at the Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting Read more

17.06.2014


“Men no longer to blame for sexualisation of women” Read more

09.05.2014

PACIFIC

“Scholarships are part of the changing aid landscape” Read more

07.04.2014


“Why ending youth homelessness matters” Read more

04.04.2014


“Shared history makes the Commonwealth great” Read more

10.12.2013