15 moments that could change the world in 2015

15 moments that could change the world in 2015

#Globalcitizens of the world unite – for this year we have an historic world leaders' summit and a confluence of conferences. World leaders will be deciding all our fates for us, so we need to #demandbetter from them, and remind them they work for us. Here are the key movement moments when activists must be loud and clear.
The New Millenium Development Goals: The 2015 crunch

The New Millenium Development Goals: The 2015 crunch

The Millennium Development Goals expire this year. After a 15-year run they have come to demonstrate the most ambitious attempt by the global community of nations to unite behind specific altruistic development objectives ever devised. While criticised by some as too wooly, one has to admit some impressive achievements.
Yaya Toure: “Our fans treat us like heroes, but I am no hero”

Yaya Toure: “Our fans treat us like heroes, but I am no hero”

We are Africa United is a new global team of football stars and health organisations who are banding together to support those who are on the front line. In this video, global football stars including ONE ambassador Yaya Touré, Patrick Viera and Patrice Muamba state: "I'm no hero" but the health workers fighting Ebola are.
How your bitcoins can help fight Ebola

How your bitcoins can help fight Ebola

All over the world, people are coming up with new and innovative ways to help shut down the Ebola crisis that is still affecting Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. We’ve already shared stories about how people in West Africa are responding, and now a start-up in Ghana has come up with another great idea: Bitcoin Against Ebol...
VIDEO: Mafikizolo join our campaign to #EndEbola

VIDEO: Mafikizolo join our campaign to #EndEbola

We're Nhlanhla and Theo - call us Mafikizolo. Ebola is devastating Africa. It's not just Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia that are affected, the disease poses a health and economic threat to the whole continent. That is why we have joined forces with ONE and African icons, including Akon, Fally Ipupa, Ice Prince, Femi Kut
And the winner of the 7th Annual ONE Africa Award is…

And the winner of the 7th Annual ONE Africa Award is…

The idiom that if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again came true for Friends of the Global Fund Africa (Friends Africa) of Nigeria who finally emerged winner of the $100,000 ONE Africa Award at the third time of trying. The announcement, during a glittering ceremony that was beamed live on Africa’s biggest reality ......
10 Popular Dishes From Across Africa

10 Popular Dishes From Across Africa

As we know from this weeks Big Brother task, food is a hugely important part of African life… From agriculture, to cooking, to big family meals, our crops and our culture are what binds us to our countries and to our economies. In order to celebrate the diversity of crops our continent can support we’ve…...
Meet ONE Africa Award 2014 finalists: BudgIT

Meet ONE Africa Award 2014 finalists: BudgIT

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......
Meet ONE Africa Award 2014 finalists: Friends Africa

Meet ONE Africa Award 2014 finalists: Friends Africa

Friends Africa has a vision to create an African continent free of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. We realised that there were little or no strong indigenous voices advocating for these issues in Africa at that time, and Friends Africa wanted to become that credible voice for change.
VIDEO: African stars unite for Ebola campaign

VIDEO: African stars unite for Ebola campaign

Today we're excited to reveal a new video featuring 14 African artists and one big question about: What are we waiting for? We are calling on African leaders to do more to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa - and to do it faster.