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Asia

“Election shows that Sri Lanka stands for democracy”

Sri Lanka changed presidents in an election that Indooshan Shanthakumaran, 25, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Colombo in Sri Lanka, argues will confirm the country’s democratic reputation. T... Read more

22.01.15

Africa

“The promise of 2015 – a sanctioned role for youth…”

Sustainable Development Goals give the world’s youth new roles in 2015, says Joshua Orawo, 24, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Kenya, who challenges youth to be ready for the opportunity. ... Read more

22.01.15

Africa

 “Implementing government devolution in Kenya”

Kenya has started the process of changing to a more localised system of government, writes Eric Omwanda, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Nairobi in Kenya, who says that once implemented, devolu... Read more

20.01.15

Africa

“Inside a Cameroonian education experiment”

Allowing students to pursue their own interests can lead to remarkable results, writes Carole Nyemeck, 22, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Yaounde in Cameroon, who describes a bold experiement in ... Read more

20.01.15

Americas & Caribbean

“Hidden gems – the sugar mill derelicts in Tobago”

Exploring little-known historic spots becomes an opportunity to learn about culture and let the imagination soar, writes Latoyaa Roberts, 27, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Trinidad and Tobago. A ... Read more

15.01.15

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AFRICA

“The promise of 2015 – a sanctioned role for youth…... Read more

22.01.2015


 “Implementing government devolution in Kenya” Read more

20.01.2015


“Inside a Cameroonian education experiment” Read more

20.01.2015

AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

“Hidden gems – the sugar mill derelicts in TobagoR... Read more

15.01.2015


“Awareness can help end cigarette littering” Read more

15.01.2015


“Getting it ‘write': reporting on marginalised people... Read more

09.01.2015

ASIA

“Election shows that Sri Lanka stands for democracy” Read more

22.01.2015


“Skin in the game changes perspective – and trustR... Read more

15.01.2015


“My financial predicament teaches some lessons” Read more

09.01.2015

EUROPE

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

10.12.2014


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05.09.2014


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

02.09.2014

PACIFIC

“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


“The roughest day in Australian history” Read more

19.12.2014