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“A testament on poverty enlightment”

Efforts to reduce poppy production in Afghanistan have shown little result, writes Pax Nvani, 25, a Correspondent from Eket in Nigeria, who argues for an approach that uses understanding as well as ca... Read more

24.07.14

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“Save Kenya from the appetite for money”

Kenya’s government has promised to reform the public service sector, but Joshua Orawo, 24, a Correspondent from Kenya, argues that the attitudes of elected representatives also need reform if the pu... Read more

23.07.14

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“Strike causes untold hardship for primary teachers”

Nigeria’s government is struggling with insurgency and corruption, but Elijah Elaigwu, 25, a Correspondent from Nigeria, says a prolonged teachers’ strike is an urgent problem for students, staff,... Read more

23.07.14

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“OAU students: saving free education for the poor”

Tuition fee increases are a significant hurdle for some students seeking higher education, writes Musa Temidayo, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Nigeria, who describes how students at one unive... Read more

11.07.14

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“Millennium Development Goals – a progress report”

With one year left until the target date for Millennium Development Goals, Eric Omwanda, 23, a Correspondent from Kenya takes a look at progress on implementation, especially in Kenya.  Millennium D... Read more

11.07.14

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How can sport be used for development?