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Young people and politics

Why political parties must commit to letting them play a role in political leadership and decision-making | PATRICIA SCOTLAND | Young people around the world are waking up to a growing list of new and harsh realities. Trapped in the shadow of a relentless pandemic, many are being robbed of …

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Ugandan scoops overall 2020 commonwealth youth award

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  A Ugandan national Galabuzi Brian Kakembo has scooped the overall prize of the 2020 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year for his work on transforming biodegradable plastics and organic waste into eco-friendly charcoal briquettes. Galabuzi is honoured for particularly setting up an enterprise to educate …

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Commonwealth urges ‘peaceful dialogue’ in Cameroon anglophone crisis

Yaoundé, Cameroon | AFP | The Commonwealth secretary-general has urged Cameroon to resolve “through peaceful dialogue” a crisis that has shaken the country’s English-speaking regions since last year. Patricia Scotland, who is on a four-day official visit to the country, expressed “great sadness” with the violence in the Northwest and …

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