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Americas & Caribbean

“Drop-in ball hockey and participation at the YMCA”

The first goal in sports is having fun, writes Alvin Ma, 21, a Commonwealth Correspondent from  Canada. But how well recreation centres make newcomers – and those from other cultures – welcome ha... Read more

22.04.14

Africa

“Poaching menace in Kenya – a crisis or challenge?”

The Kenyan wildlife service must acknowledged the magnitude of the country’s poaching problem, writes Brian Dan Migowe, 23, a Correspondent from Kenya, who says that community awareness and polici... Read more

21.04.14

Americas & Caribbean

“Politicians can alter history on a daily basis”

History judges world leaders, and will assess the legacy of the late president ANR Robinson, writes Ryan Bachoo, 24, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Trinidad and Tobago, as he recounts the successes... Read more

21.04.14

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

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AFRICA

“Poaching menace in Kenya – a crisis or challenge?” Read more

21.04.2014


“Quality education depends on workable policies” Read more

14.04.2014


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

14.04.2014

AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

“Drop-in ball hockey and participation at the YMCA” Read more

22.04.2014


“Politicians can alter history on a daily basis” Read more

21.04.2014


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

04.04.2014

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