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Africa

“Ways to improve the legal status of Kenyan women”

Kenya has created new laws to give women protection and equality, but Brian Dan Migowe, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Kenya, says gaps in legislation and lack of enforcement mean women still... Read more

01.10.14

Africa

“The Tanzanian paradox – poverty amidst potential”

Tanzania is rich in resources and potential, writes Collins Kimaro, 20, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Tanzania, as he describes the paradox of poverty persisting in spite of those assets. The E... Read more

01.10.14

Asia

“Everyday heroes can create social cohesiveness”

Harmanan Singh, 17, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Mumbai in India, teamed up with a videographer to create a short film that follows a growing friendship and explores the concept of empathy. I wr... Read more

01.10.14

Americas & Caribbean

“A day to celebrate the rights of the child”

Countries around the world have signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and many have set aside a day to celebrate children. Harnoor Gill, 16, a Commonwealth Correspondent fr... Read more

29.09.14

Americas & Caribbean

“Scotland’s vote reveals issues with the media”

Scotland’s recent vote on independence was closely watched in the Caribbean, writes Ryan Bachoo, 25, a Commonwealth orrespondent from Trinidad and Tobago, but he argues that news coverage of the... Read more

29.09.14

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AFRICA

“Ways to improve the legal status of Kenyan women” Read more

01.10.2014


“The Tanzanian paradox – poverty amidst potentialR... Read more

01.10.2014


“Achieving an HIV-free generation for Nigeria” Read more

26.09.2014

AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

“A day to celebrate the rights of the child” Read more

29.09.2014


“Scotland’s vote reveals issues with the media” Read more

29.09.2014


“Ebola: is it under control or is it out of control?” Read more

24.09.2014

ASIA

“Everyday heroes can create social cohesiveness” Read more

01.10.2014


“Climbing Mount Kinabalu is mind over matter” Read more

26.09.2014


“Sri Lanka needs an equal and equitable society” Read more

26.09.2014

EUROPE

2015 Commonwealth theme announced Read more

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

“Explaining what’s wrong with the shark cull debate&#... Read more

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

02.09.2014