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  • ONE Congratulates Africa CDC Director for 2020 Global Goalkeeper Award for role in fighting COVID 19

    The ONE Campaign has today congratulated the Director of the African Union’s Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Africa CDC, Dr John Nkengasong, who has been awarded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 2020 Global Goalkeeper Award.

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  • ONE responds to G20 decision to suspend debt repayments

    Today, G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors agreed to suspend debt repayments for the world’s poorest countries for the remainder of 2020 as part of its COVID-19 action plan.

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  • A global pandemic demands a global response

    Activists from The ONE Campaign today urged the world’s leaders to come together to commit to a coordinated global response to beat Covid-19 and prevent the pandemic being even more damaging, especially among the world’s most vulnerable people.

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  • $100 000 ONE Africa Award 2019: Deadline Extended

    After several requests to extend the deadline and interest toward the eleventh edition of the ONE Africa Awards 2019, the deadline for applications has been extended until 21 February  2020.  Africa-led, Africa-driven organizations have the opportunity  to submit their applications for consideration for the Award. The Award honors outstanding contributions by African based organizations leading the…

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  • Ground breaking law on rape in Senegal applauded

    In response to the recent passing of Senegal’s amended law criminalising rape as a serious crime with a minimum of 10 years and a maximum of life, ONE’s Francophone West Africa Director Ms. Oulie Keita said: “This is a groundbreaking and historical moment. The new law signals significant progress in the fight against sexual and…

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  • Nigerian songstress Cill wins Accountability Music Awards

    Lagos-based musician Chioma “Cill” Ogbonna has won the 2019 Accountability Music Awards, winning the most votes among the finalists who represent the best of socially-conscious music from across the African continent.

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  • ONE and Accountability Lab Partner with Trace Africa to Launch 2019 Accountability Music Awards

    As the world commemorates International Anti-Corruption Day today, The ONE Campaign and Accountability Lab are partnering with the continental pop giant, Trace Africa, to launch the 2019 Accountability Music Awards. The awards celebrate the African musicians using their voices to hold African governments accountable. For the next month, Africans can vote for their favourite song…

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  • Applications NOW open for the $100 000 ONE Africa Award

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Today applications for the ONE Africa Award has been are open. The call for applications will run from 21 November 2019 and close on 31 January 2020. Africa-led, Africa-driven organizations have the opportunity  to submit their applications for consideration for the Award. The Award honors outstanding contributions by African based organizations…

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  • Africans Demand Action from Governments to Transform Agriculture

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ACCRA, Ghana – Ahead of the Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) holding from Sept 3-6 in Accra, thousands of Africans have demanded strong action from African governments to transform the state of agriculture on the continent and harness the sector’s potential to not only end hunger in Africa but create jobs and…

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  • ONE calls on government to take action to eliminate Gender Based Violence and Xenophobia attacks

    In the past week, South Africa has experienced what can arguably be described as one of the country’s darkest moments since the end of the apartheid era. With recent incidents of gender-based violence, particularly that of Uyinene Mrtwetyana , a 19-year-old student who was sexually assaulted and killed while collecting her mail at the Post Office. At…

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