In 2016, ONE will launch a Champions program to identify amazing individuals who will support our campaigning and advocacy efforts across Africa. The first group on Champions will be based in Nigeria. Here are some exciting reasons why you should join this movement of individuals who want to change the world!
"Women and girls are hit hardest by the effects of extreme poverty especially in developing countries like Nigeria. It is apparent that when we invest in women and girls, we increase the chances of overcoming extreme poverty more quickly – for everyone overall."
1 MILLION people around the world have stood with girls and women everywhere to say ‘Poverty is Sexist’, and asked our leaders to do something about it. Now that’s really hard to ignore. We’ve been really busy making sure African leaders got your message.
We were in Johannesburg for the 25th AU Summit to deliver your calls for leaders to stand with girls and women. We are delighted to share that our leaders pledged to create more opportunities for women to thrive and reach their full potential in line with our advocacy asks.
“If Nigeria does not kill corruption; corruption will kill Nigeria": a bold statement made by the President elect in his first formal message after winning an election. Read four of the big promises he has committed to deliver in his first 100 days as president.
Welcome to the second part of our “getting to know you” blog for the ONE Africa Award finalists. In this post we speak to BudgIT, an NGO specialising in financial transparency. BudgIT Why was your organisation started? The organisation started in 2011 as a civic organisation using creative means to make the bu......
ONE launched the Do Agric, It Pays campaign in Abuja, Nigeria on March 20 with the help of our friends. There were over 150 participants, representing farmers, senators, international organisations, government officials and celebrities, including D’Banj – the Do Agric champion and newly minted agro–entrepreneur.
This week without a doubt has been one of the most remarkable weeks of my life, and my work at ONE. A wind of change is blowing over Africa, and it is refreshing to see that Africans are steering its course.
More than 1500 reformers from government and civil society descended on London recently for the annual summit of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). Established in 2011, OGP has more than 60 member countries where government and civil society develop commitments to make governments more open, accountable, and responsive ......