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Africa

“Quality education depends on workable policies”

Education is vital to the development of third world countries, writes Musa Temidayo, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Nigeria, who offers solutions to some of the problems facing Nigeria’s ed... Read more

14.04.14

Africa

“Tech start-ups could provide employment for youth”

Technology start-up companies could offset youth unemployment that is growing at an estimated one million a year, writes Ayo Morakinyo, 26, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Nigeria, but entrepreneurs... Read more

14.04.14

Asia

“Communication and a race against time”

The disappearance of Malaysian flight MH370 launched a massive search but also underlined the importance of communication, writes Geetha Kanniah, 17, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Malaysia, who ar... Read more

11.04.14

Africa

“Gender equality is far from being achieved “

Affirmative action has come under fire from those who think women have achieved equal opportunity with men, but Amina Adhan, 22, a Correspondent from Nairobi, Kenya, argues it is needed when patriarch... Read more

11.04.14

Pacific

“Scholarships are part of the changing aid landscape”

At the Australian National University in Canberra this month, academics and industry professionals attended the inaugural Australasian Aid and International Development Policy Workshop. As Steph Carte... Read more

07.04.14

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AFRICA

“Quality education depends on workable policies” Read more

14.04.2014


“Tech start-ups could provide employment for youth” Read more

14.04.2014


“Gender equality is far from being achieved “ Read more

11.04.2014

AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

“Marijuana: to legalize or not to legalize?” Read more

04.04.2014


“In the shadow of International Women’s Day” Read more

28.03.2014


“Is sexual orientation a cause for rejection?” Read more

28.03.2014

ASIA

“Communication and a race against time” Read more

11.04.2014


“A policy on engagement for Sri Lanka’s diaspora ” Read more

04.04.2014


“17 days (and counting)…. “ Read more

25.03.2014

EUROPE

Commonwealth youth initiative backs sport for development and pea... Read more

06.04.2014


“Long-term unemployment discourages youth” Read more

12.03.2014


“Young people built connections and enjoyed cultural perfor... Read more

11.11.2013

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