Commonwealth Journal Pays Tribute to Mandela

19 Jan 2018

The life and achievements of the former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, have been praised in the academic Commonwealth Journal for International Affairs, The Round Table.

Tanzania Reviews Railway Works Progress

19 Jan 2018

The number of passengers on Tanzania’s rail network rose by 77% in 2016, according to the African country’s Minister of Works, Transport and Communication, Professor Makame Mbarawa

Commonwealth Tech-Enabled Course Reaches Almost 4,000 Learners

19 Jan 2018

The Commonwealth of Learning has released the latest figures regarding the scope of its massive open online course (MOOC) on Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning

NEPAD Focuses on Nutrition and Health in Latest Initiatives

19 Jan 2018

In its upcoming SANBio event, Finding Solutions through Technical Innovations, and its Initiative for Food and Nutrition Security in Africa, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency is working to accelerate improvements in nutrition and health within African countries

Commonwealth Previews Blue Charter Initiative

19 Jan 2018

Experts at the Commonwealth Secretariat have provided a preview of the Blue Charter initiative, which aims to mobilise international cooperation on ocean-related commitments and will be formally launched at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in April 2018

Africa Looks to Build Continental Free-Trade Area

19 Jan 2018

Progress is being made towards the signing of a Continental Free-Trade Area (CFTA) involving all 55 countries on the African continent, which aims to encourage trade between neighbouring countries

India Hopes to Take Lead Role in Commonwealth Economy

16 Jan 2018

India’s Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu called on the country to take up leadership of the Commonwealth economy and introduce dynamism to create wealth, in a press release to UK reporters on January 12, 2018

COL Calls for Improved Access to Education for Persons with Disabilities

16 Jan 2018

The President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning, Professor Kanwar, called for more institutions to make more effort in designing open and distance learning (ODL) opportunities for persons with disabilities, in her address at the International Conference on Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility, held in Muscat on January 12, 2018

India’s High Commissioner to Canada Visits COL

16 Jan 2018

India’s High Commissioner to Canada, His Excellency Vikas Swarup, met with staff at the Commonwealth of Learning’s Canadian branch on January 16, 2018 to familiarise himself with their work

The Commonwealth Big Lunch to Celebrate Commonwealth Day

16 Jan 2018

The Eden Project is encouraging Commonwealth citizens to host their own Commonwealth Big Lunch between March 12 and April 22, 2018, to celebrate Commonwealth Day