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Africa

“Data protection for Nigerians must be first priority”

A new national identity card with links to an American credit card company raises red flags for Timi Olagunju, 28, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Lagos in Nigeria, who urges Nigeria to enact stron... Read more

19.09.14

Asia

“Libraries are pirates – we need public lending rights”

Public libraries are usually considered to be temples of knowledge, but Harmanan Singh, 17, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Mumbai in India, argues that when it comes to author rights libraries are... Read more

19.09.14

Pacific

“Explaining what’s wrong with the shark cull debate”

Sharks are not rare in the waters of Western Australia but the debate about how to deal with them has grown to unusual proportions, writes Jake Elson, 20, a Correspondent from Bunbury in Australia, w... Read more

17.09.14

Americas & Caribbean

“Campaigns and hope aim at ending harassment”

Harassment is an unwanted problem for women around the world, writes Leigh-Ann Worrell, 27, a Commonwealth Correspondent from St. Thomas, but activists are increasingly working to raise awareness abo... Read more

17.09.14

Asia

“A tourist expedition to Pakistan’s Fairy Meadows”

Pakistan has tourism potential for nature and adventure enthusiasts, writes Isar Nazir, 23, a Correspondent from Jhang in Pakistan, who tackled challenging trails to reach the spectacular beauty of mo... Read more

17.09.14

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AFRICA

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19.09.2014


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10.09.2014


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10.09.2014

AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

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17.09.2014


“Thrift shopping – a day for a real bargain, eh!̶... Read more

14.09.2014


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03.09.2014

ASIA

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19.09.2014


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17.09.2014


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14.09.2014

EUROPE

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05.09.2014


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

02.09.2014


Commonwealth Youth Awards 2015 to recognise passion and excellenc... Read more

01.09.2014

PACIFIC

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17.09.2014


SIDS 2014: “Small states are not on the margins, says Commo... Read more

02.09.2014


SIDS 2014: “Trade and women’s economic empowerment critic... Read more

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