Gathering under a tree in South Sudan

Books for a secure future in South Sudan

As South Sudan’s recent peace deal struck in October last year continues to hold, Dr. Jacob K. Lupai, Associate Professor at the University of Juba and the Principal of...
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BBC Radio 4 Appeal announced for 31st March

We’re very pleased to announce that on 31st March, Ben Okri will present a BBC Radio 4 appeal in support of our work. Ben Okri OBE FRSL is a...
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Ghanaian village

Gideon’s story

Meet Gideon Commey, Royal Commonwealth Society Africa’s Regional Youth Coordinator. Gideon grew up in rural Ghana attending a school with no access to books other than the textbook his...
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