Goats have always had a reputation as trouble-making, rubbish eating animals, but they’ve done wonders for this Malawi community…
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Tendai Manatsa is renowned Zimbabwean guitarist married to Selmor one of the nine famous female musicians who collaborated in the ONE Campaign song for gender equality, Strong Girl.
The ONE Africa Award recognizes African organizations such as SIDAREC that are taking great strides in addressing poverty in its various forms across Africa.
Improving maternal and child health is the one the smartest investments you can make if you care about not only ending suffering and saving lives, but also securing resilient economic growth that benefits all citizens. And for a wide range of partners to come together and put their support firmly behind developing countries’ own national…
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 Johannesburg.
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.
Big Brother Africa, or BBA Hotshots, is now in its 9th season and is the most popular reality show on the continent. Here at ONE we’re really excited to be back for the third year running as part of Charity Week.
En Français The Ebola virus is spreading at an alarming pace across West Africa. It has already killed more than 3,000 people, and is rapidly becoming an economic development crisis. Other health programs have halted, farmers have not been able to work their fields, individuals have not been able to take their goods to market,…
ONE is joining Devex for #FeedingDev, a week-long digital event to raise awareness for the importance of agriculture in fighting extreme poverty. My name is Juma Bruno Ngomuo, and I’m an agriculture activist living in Tanzania. Earlier this year, I helped ONE urge African leaders to invest in agriculture during the Do Agric campaign. I…
Judging from the daily outpouring of commentary, opinions and reports, you would think that there were two African continents. One of them is the new land of opportunity, with seven of the world’s 10 fastest growing economies, offering limitless possibilities to investors. There is, however, this other image: a starving and hopeless continent, hungry and poor, corrupt and prey to foreign exploiters.
Since moving to Europe, I’ve worked hard to change the image that many people have of my continent. Of course there is extreme poverty in Africa, and of course we need to end this as soon as possible. But we Africans are not looking for hand-outs, but real change and sustainable solutions.
Our leaders need to move on from just admitting agriculture is important but also take all required action to increase investment and transform the sector. They just have to DO AGRIC.
This week without a doubt has been one of the most remarkable weeks of my life, and my work at ONE. A wind of change is blowing over Africa, and it is refreshing to see that Africans are steering its course.
Today we are releasing our new song ‘Cocoa ‘na Chocolate’ and it’s yours for FREE when you sign ONE’s petition. I’ve come together with some of Africa’s top recording artists, including Femi Kuti, Omawumi, Fally Ipupa, Juliani & Vusi Nova, to tell our youth that their future is literally beneath their feet.