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ONE welcomes Nigeria government’s commitments on combatting corruption

Great commitments now need great implementation.

Nigerian government and civil society organisations convene anti-corruption summit to tackle illicit financial flows

  Africa loses US$50 billion every year to corruption In Nigeria $400 billion has been lost to ‘oil thieves’ since 1960 More than one trillion dollars siphoned from developing…

“Make Naija Stronger” health campaign launched

LAGOS, Nigeria (25 April 2016) –  A coalition of civil society organisations has launched a campaign to amplify Nigerian citizens’ demands that the government fulfil its promises and save…

Open letter to President Buhari

Honour the 2001 Abuja declaration and Deliver a genuinely Pro-Poor 2016 Budget Your Excellency, We thank you for prioritizing the needs of the poorest Nigerians, and the fight against corruption in…

$100,000 ONE Africa Award prize goes to indigenous forest advocacy group in Uganda

The Kampala based forest advocacy group, Support for Women in Environment and Agriculture – SWAGEN has walked away with the 8th ONE Annual ONE Africa Award.

ONE celebrates adoption of historic new Global Goals for Sustainable Development

193 countries have committed to ambitious new plan to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030 UNITED NATIONS – ONE, a global campaigning and advocacy organization of 7 million members, joined the…

Strong Girl Remix: Male And Female Artists Tell World Leaders At The UN To Focus On Women’s Empowerment And Justice

On the eve of new Global Goals that will set the development agenda for a generation, the cream of Africa’s musical stars are proud to announce the release of a brand new remix of Strong Girl, the contagious anthem for women’s empowerment that first got the world dancing in May this year.

2015 ONE Africa Award Deadline Extended

The deadline for applying for the 2015 ONE Award has been extended until midnight Monday, September 7, 2015. Africa-led, Africa-driven organizations now have an additional week to submit their applications for consideration for the Award. The Award honors outstanding contributions by African based organizations leading the fight against poverty and preventable disease on the continent.

Strong Girl Remix: Male And Female Artists Harmonise Together For Women’s Empowerment And Justice

Some of Africa’s top male artists are to remix Strong Girl – a rallying cry for women’s empowerment featuring some of Africa’s top female stars that first got the world dancing in May.

Impactful CSOs stand chance to win the 2015 ONE Africa Award!

As the world prepares to adopt the new set of development goals, the ONE Campaign invites civil society organizations, non-governmental organizations and other groups based in Africa to apply for the $ 100,000 (USD) 2015 ONE Africa Award.

Nigeria’s Friends Africa Wins $100,000 ONE Africa Award

The ONE Campaign unveiled Nigeria’s Friends of the Global Fund as the winner of the $100,000 ONE Africa Award, 2014. The award was presented to Friends Africa representative, Didier Touré, by ONE Africa Executive Director, Dr. Sipho S. Moyo during the Big Brother Africa Hotshots live eviction show in Johannesburg.

BBA housemates and AUC agree on major gains by Africans “Doing and modernizing Agric”

In an exciting twist, the Big Brother Africa Hotshots Housemates yesterday, received three surprise guests to talk about the growing agriculture opportunities for young people on the continent.