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Africa

“Mungwin season brings risks and delicacies”

Grasshoppers become a lucrative delicacy as Alphonse Akouyu, 20, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Bamenda in Cameroon, learns when he explores the hazards of catching and the tricks of cooking the ... Read more

24.11.14

Pacific

“Anthem dispute signals troubles in paradise”

Norfolk Islanders are refusing to change their national anthem in what Jake Elson, 20, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Bunbury in Australia, describes as a clash between official rules and cultur... Read more

24.11.14

Asia

“Accounting for the environment in the GDP”

Current standards for measuring economic growth do not consider the environmental cost of that growth, writes Indooshan Shanthakumaran, 25, a Correspondent from Colombo in Sri Lanka, who reports on e... Read more

24.11.14

Asia

“Crimes against humanity: trial in Bangladesh”

Long after a gruesome war of independence, alleged war crimes are going to trial in Bangladesh. Asif Reza Akash, 22, a Correspondent from Dhaka in Bangladesh, argues that the legal process is necessa... Read more

21.11.14

Americas & Caribbean

“The challenge of being popular at home and abroad”

Modi and Obama are similar in their world-wide prominence, writes Ryan Bachoo, 25, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Trinidad and Tobago, but Obama’s challenges in maintaining popularity may hol... Read more

17.11.14

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AFRICA

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24.11.2014


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17.11.2014


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09.11.2014

AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

“The challenge of being popular at home and abroad” Read more

17.11.2014


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13.11.2014


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12.11.2014

ASIA

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24.11.2014


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21.11.2014


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31.10.2014

EUROPE

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05.09.2014


Call for new members: Commonwealth Youth Sport for Development an... Read more

02.09.2014


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01.09.2014

PACIFIC

“Anthem dispute signals troubles in paradise” Read more

24.11.2014


“Changing the demographic at the United Nations” Read more

13.11.2014


“If you know your history” Read more

09.11.2014