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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. 

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

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.

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.

Applications NOW open for the $100 000 ONE Africa Award

Today applications for the ONE Africa Award has been are open.

Africans Demand Action from Governments to Transform Agriculture

Thousands of Africans have demanded strong action from African governments to transform the state of agriculture.

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.

ONE and AGRA Join Forces to Advocate For More Investments Towards Agriculture

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, (AGRA) has joined forces with the global campaigning and advocacy organisation ONE to mobilise multi-sectoral support for inclusive agriculture transformation in Africa.

ONE Welcomes AU Implementation Launch of AfCFTA

NAIROBI, Kenya — ONE Campaign welcomes the launch of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement in Niamey, Niger.

Citizens call on government to criminalise sexual violence in Senegal

Dakar, Senegal – With ongoing public outcry in Senegal which has been sparked by a series of tragic rapes and murders of young women, has led citizens from all walks of life appealing to the country’s government to set a law to criminalise rape.

Africa’s richest man seeks law promoting gender equality

JOHANNESBURG — ONE board member, business leader and philanthropist Alhaji Aliko Dangote has called for a law promoting gender equality in Nigeria

Emir Sanusi drums support for girl-child education

During the recent Eid-el-Fitr celebrations, traditional ruler and Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II announced his support for girl’s education