“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.
Saturday, March 28, made for ONE happy family reunion! More than 90 ONE members based in Addis Ababa were present, bringing along 14 of their friends and family to join ONE as well. In all we had 107 people, all of them eager to be part of the ONE family and keen to play their…...
The highlight of my weekend was watching a 200-strong crowd shout in unison: Poverty is Sexist. We were gathered on International Women’s Day to launch ONE’s new campaign in the presence of government and UN officials, action/2015 partners, celebrities, the media and over 200 ONE supporters at Indaba Conference Centre in
No matter how you cut it – socially, economically, legally - girls and women in the poorest countries are being denied the chance to reach their full potential. So will you help us do something about it?
Some of the world’s most prominent and credible female voices - including Beyoncé, Meryl Streep, Lady Gaga, Sheryl Sandberg, Charlize Theron, and Angelique Kidjo - have a VERY important message about the girls and women of the world.
“I came here with my stepmother when I was 15. My father wanted to marry me to a much older man but I was a young girl at the time. I remember how my stepmother refused my father’s wishes. We packed our belongings overnight and left to join the other women of Umoja”.
The recent HSBC scandal gives a glimpse of the industrial scale of money held in tax havens. Some banks have let tax evasion, money laundering and corruption happen under their watch. And if you’re like me, you’re probably feeling pretty angry. That's why we're campaigning for data on money held in tax havens to be releas...
The African Union Summit ended in Addis Ababa with the launch of the High Level Panel Report on illicit financial flows in Africa. Read the main recommendations and what this could mean for the continent.
Transparency is one of the big issues we campaign on, so we’re excited to hear about a new platform that’s just launched: afriLeaks. Inspired by the original concept of Wikileaks, afriLeaks allows journalists, whistle-blowers and yes even you, to leak confidential documents of public interest.
This week in Addis Ababa, I attended Gender Is My Agenda Campaign (GIMAC)’s pre-AU Summit Consultative Meeting on Mainstreaming Gender in the African Union and its Member States. This year, gender issues are not only being streamlined in the key policy processes on the continent – they are the priority.
We can leave this world better than we found it. In 2015, we have a unique chance to demand a better world. Our leaders will make a new global plan that could end extreme poverty for good. But only if it’s really great. Watch the video, then choose the world you want to live in.
This year I’m going to be more demanding. Will you join me? This year is unique - world leaders are making a new global poverty plan and if it’s really, really great, we could end extreme poverty for good. There’s never been a bigger moment for our movement. And we’ve never needed you more.