About Khanyi Mlaba

Khanyi is a writer and editor at Global Citizen, and is part of our team in South Africa. She's passionate about women's issues and loves catching up on pop culture. In her spare time you'll find her reading a novel or making up a recipe in the kitchen.

Stories

  1. Article: 3 of the Biggest Issues Facing Expectant Mothers in Africa

    3 of the Biggest Issues Facing Expectant Mothers in Africa

    By Khanyi Mlaba|Oct. 29, 2020

    Malnutrition is just one of the biggest challenges women face while pregnant. Read more

  2. Article: From Zozibini Tunzi to Shudufhadzo Musida: How the Miss South Africa Pageant Is Redefining Beauty

    From Zozibini Tunzi to Shudufhadzo Musida: How the Miss South Africa Pageant Is Redefining Beauty

    By Khanyi Mlaba|Oct. 28, 2020

    The pageant is becoming more inclusive of South Africa’s diverse women. Read more

  3. Article: Millions of ‘Dirty and Dangerous’ Second-Hand Cars Sold to Africa: Report

    Millions of ‘Dirty and Dangerous’ Second-Hand Cars Sold to Africa: Report

    By Khanyi Mlaba|Oct. 28, 2020

    Unsafe and heavily polluting cars are being “dumped” by wealthy countries on developing nations. Read more

  4. Article: 3 Things That Have Increased Food Insecurity in South Africa This Year

    3 Things That Have Increased Food Insecurity in South Africa This Year

    By Khanyi Mlaba|Oct. 27, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic is only one of the factors that has affected access to food in the country. Read more

  5. Article: WHO: New COVID-19 Rapid Tests Will Be a 'Game Changer' for Tackling the Pandemic in Africa

    WHO: New COVID-19 Rapid Tests Will Be a 'Game Changer' for Tackling the Pandemic in Africa

    By Khanyi Mlaba|Oct. 26, 2020

    The rapid tests will vastly improve testing capacity in rural and remote areas. Read more

  6. Article: This Is Why South African Celebrities Are Tweeting About #EndHumanTrafficking

    This Is Why South African Celebrities Are Tweeting About #EndHumanTrafficking

    By Khanyi Mlaba|Oct. 23, 2020

    Cassper Nyovest, Boity, Lasizwe, and other SA celebrities have shared the hashtag. Read more

  7. Article: These Homeless Men in South Africa Turned Lockdown Into a 'Life-Changing' Agricultural Project

    These Homeless Men in South Africa Turned Lockdown Into a 'Life-Changing' Agricultural Project

    By Khanyi Mlaba|Oct. 20, 2020

    By growing and selling vegetables, these men are using their profits to help others. Read more

  8. Article: ‘Lockdown’ Is South Africa’s Word of the Year for 2020

    ‘Lockdown’ Is South Africa’s Word of the Year for 2020

    By Khanyi Mlaba|Oct. 20, 2020

    The word was used almost 500,000 times this year in South Africa. Read more

  9. Article: 3 Ways South Africa’s Economic Recovery Plan Aims to Empower Women

    3 Ways South Africa’s Economic Recovery Plan Aims to Empower Women

    By Khanyi Mlaba|Oct. 16, 2020

    President Ramaphosa has put a spotlight on growing women’s businesses. Read more

  10. Article: Scientists in South Africa Launch Trial to Test the MMR Vaccine Against COVID-19

    Scientists in South Africa Launch Trial to Test the MMR Vaccine Against COVID-19

    By Khanyi Mlaba|Oct. 15, 2020

    They’re hoping that the existing vaccine could protect frontline workers. Read more