by Cody Mitchell A recent Australian study has found that screen usage could be depriving average three-year-olds of more than 1100 adult words each day—a dramatic interference with the early language learning process. While there is some evidence that screen time can help children develop certain skills—like problem solving—there is also evidence that it wreaks …

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Written by Adedoyin Ajayi In commemoration of the International Day for Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade – March 25. “Mr. Garner,” she said, “why you all call me Jenny?” “Cause that’s what’s on your sales ticket, gal. Ain’t that your name? What you call yourself?” “Nothing,” she said. Beloved, Toni Morrison …

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Commonwealth Correspondent Katerina Panagi represented YourCommonwealth in Cyprus on March 11 as the British High Commission Nicosia & British Council Cyprus celebrated #CommonwealthDay 2024. Katerina, who is the first Cypriot Correspondent said it was an amazing experience to organise a workshop on culture and creativity for aspiring students. “As this year marks the 65th anniversary of the Commonwealth Scholarships …

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by Victor Okechukwu Chimezie Social media refers to the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and/or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Various social media platforms include Facebook, X(twitter), LinkedIn, WhatsApp, telegram, Instagram, Tiktok, Snapchat etc. Social media has recently become a very powerful tool to sell a …

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by Wyzdom McCalla-Rodol The two bitter political rivals have hurled attacks at each other since the days of the Harper government but, the ideals they both represent don’t conflict as much as we might think. In approval ratings, they both receive a failing grade. However, in both policy and message, where one is weak, the …

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by Lillian Efobi The guns continue to roar in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) despite several ceasefires. Is the DRC destined to forever hear the echoes of conflict, or is peace a mirage for the Congolese? Some of the major root causes of the conflict include, but are not limited to: resource exploitation, …

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by Joshua Kimera              Across the globe, urbanisation continues to surge, leading to the proliferation of informal settlements known as slums. These densely populated areas, characterised by inadequate housing, limited access to basic services, and precarious living conditions, pose significant challenges to sustainable urban development. While slums persist as a pressing issue in many countries, the …

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by Monica Islam As the month of Ramadan begins, there is a renewed vigor in the Muslim community worldwide to achieve peace and unity, to spread happiness and love, and to be mindful of a Superior Being. It is also a time for introspection. Although reformation of the Muslim world is not on the top …

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