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Africa

“Public land-grabbing menace can be tamed”

Shocking cases of public land-grabbing are one just aspect of corruption, writes Judith Akoth, 23, a Correspondent from Kisumu in Kenya, who says courts and the media offer means of countering the p... Read more

04.03.15

Europe

Young people and schools given resources to mark Commonwealth Day

Materials for children, young people, communities and schools published to mark theme for 2015: ‘A Young Commonwealth’ An illustrated poster, children’s guidebook and digital graphics have been ... Read more

02.03.15

Africa

“Youth entrepreneurs are driving Africa’s growth”

Youth entrepreneurs are powering Africa’s growth, writes Amina Adhan, 22, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Nairobi, Kenya, as she describes one innovator’s challenges, success and vision... Read more

27.02.15

Americas & Caribbean

“Youths are unsuspecting victims of unemployment”

Youth unemployment is a discouraging fact, but Advira Shand, 24, a Correspondent from Manchester in Jamaica, says policy changes and activism can pave the way to solutions. It has become customary t... Read more

27.02.15

Africa

“Participants react to sessions at the AR-CYMM”

Youth, leaders, and government ministers put their thoughts on the table at the Youth Ministers Conference, as Alphonse Akouyu, 20, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Cameroon reports from the Afric... Read more

20.02.15

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AFRICA

“Public land-grabbing menace can be tamed” Read more

04.03.2015


“Youth entrepreneurs are driving Africa’s growth” Read more

27.02.2015


“Participants react to sessions at the AR-CYMM” Read more

20.02.2015

AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

“Youths are unsuspecting victims of unemployment” Read more

27.02.2015


“Be informed about eating to live a healthy life” Read more

06.02.2015


“Charlie Hebdo affair: not about freedom of speech” Read more

04.02.2015

ASIA

“Artists and art use new concepts and materials” Read more

17.02.2015


“Children show our smile is stronger than your guns” Read more

28.01.2015


“Political crisis needs to be resolved with dialogue” Read more

28.01.2015

EUROPE

Young people and schools given resources to mark Commonwealth Day Read more

02.03.2015


“Media negativity creates hurdle for youth attitudes” Read more

30.01.2015


“Impact of major sporting events on young people” Read more

10.12.2014

PACIFIC

“Western Australia wages war on street drugs” Read more

16.02.2015


“England’s women’s football – a bright future... Read more

15.01.2015


“Social media for social change in West Africa” Read more

02.01.2015