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“Educating for Africa’s continental renaissance”

After decades of following European and American education methods, African nations are re-shaping school curriculum, writes Carole Nyemeck, 21, a Correspondent from Yaounde in Cameroon, who says th... Read more

23.10.14

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“Commonwealth repositions for post-2015 agenda”

A Commonwealth Parliamentary Association conference was a chance to look at next steps, writes Alphonse Akouyu, 21, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Bamenda in Cameroon, who says benefits of membersh... Read more

20.10.14

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“Youth programme teaches peace principles”

Dennis Ekwere, 34, of Kaduna, Nigeria, is a ‘Youth Practitioner’ who is making a difference by role modelling and teaching social change aimed at peace. Here, he describes how his organisa... Read more

09.10.14

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“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

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“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

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How can sport be used for development?