About Lerato Mogoatlhe

Lerato is content writer & editor at Global Citizen South Africa. She is passionate about Africa and the continent as a home she is fiercely proud of.

Stories

  1. Article: Malawi Just Carried Out Its First Ever Brain Tumour Surgery
    Health

    Malawi Just Carried Out Its First Ever Brain Tumour Surgery

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 20, 2019

    But the country still falls short of the recommended one neurosurgeon to every 100,000 people. Read more

  2. Article: Bill Gates: African Nations Can Have Great Health Care Despite Poverty
    Health

    Bill Gates: African Nations Can Have Great Health Care Despite Poverty

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 19, 2019

    African leaders met to launch a united drive to ensure everyone can access healthcare. Read more

  3. Article: Leading Kenyan Scientist Says This Is What Africa Needs to Do to End Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    Leading Kenyan Scientist Says This Is What Africa Needs to Do to End Hunger

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 19, 2019

    More than 243 million people are undernourished. Read more

  4. Article: Condom Use Is Falling Among Youth South Africans
    Health

    Condom Use Is Falling Among Youth South Africans

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 12, 2019

    The country has the biggest HIV epidemic in the world. Read more

  5. Article: President Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address Commits to Delivering a Better South Africa
    Citizenship

    President Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address Commits to Delivering a Better South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 12, 2019

    The president promised to prioritise gender equality and other causes. Read more

  6. Article: As the New Academic Year Begins, Student Protests Are Sweeping Across South Africa
    Education

    As the New Academic Year Begins, Student Protests Are Sweeping Across South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 11, 2019

    A student was shot dead in Durban this week after a protest turned violent. Read more

  7. Article: This Cross-Border Initiative Has Protected Over 1.2M People From Malaria
    PartnerHealth

    This Cross-Border Initiative Has Protected Over 1.2M People From Malaria

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 7, 2019|Nando's

    Malaria still kills a child every 2 minutes. Read more

  8. Article: South Africa Is Going to the Polls in May. And 31% of New Voter Registrations Are Under 31.
    Citizenship

    South Africa Is Going to the Polls in May. And 31% of New Voter Registrations Are Under 31.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 7, 2019

    It’s the first election held after youth-led movements like Fees Must Fall. Read more

  9. Article: Career Workshops for Young South Africans Are Fighting Youth Unemployment
    PartnerEducation

    Career Workshops for Young South Africans Are Fighting Youth Unemployment

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 5, 2019|Tsogo Sun (Pty) Ltd

    More than 11,000 learners have been empowered with essential skills. Read more

  10. Article: Arrest of a Johannesburg Teacher Shines Spotlight on ‘Pandemic’ of Sexual Violence in South Africa’s Schools
    Girls & Women

    Arrest of a Johannesburg Teacher Shines Spotlight on ‘Pandemic’ of Sexual Violence in South Africa’s Schools

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Jan. 31, 2019

    The teacher will appear in court next month. But the issue is so much bigger than one case. Read more