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: Over 4,500 Women Reported Missing in South Africa Between 2016 and 2019: Police Minister

    Over 4,500 Women Reported Missing in South Africa Between 2016 and 2019: Police Minister

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Jan. 22, 2020

    Gender-based violence is a profound problem in the country. Read more

  2. Article: Officials in Ivory Coast Just Rescued 137 Children from Trafficking

    Officials in Ivory Coast Just Rescued 137 Children from Trafficking

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Jan. 21, 2020

    They would have been destined to become child labourers and prostitutes. Read more

  3. Article: A South African Maths and Science Teacher Was Just Named Teacher of the Year

    A South African Maths and Science Teacher Was Just Named Teacher of the Year

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 20, 2019

    Khangelani Sibiya’s classes are a song and dance. Read more

  4. Article: South Africa Needs to Turn Waste Into Worth to Beat Plastic Pollution

    South Africa Needs to Turn Waste Into Worth to Beat Plastic Pollution

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Coca-Cola Africa|Dec. 20, 2019

    The Minister of Environmental Affairs hosted a Plastics Colloquium with stakeholders. Read more

  5. Article: Environmentalist Hope Mwanake Wants to Get Rid of Plastic and Glass Waste in Kenya

    Environmentalist Hope Mwanake Wants to Get Rid of Plastic and Glass Waste in Kenya

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 17, 2019

    The activist founded a company that turns waste into tiles for building homes. Read more

  6. Feature: Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Palesa Mokoenanyane from Johannesburg

    Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Palesa Mokoenanyane from Johannesburg

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 13, 2019

    "If each one of us makes even one small contribution, we really can make a huge impact." Read more

  7. Article: African Civil Society Organisations Warn Leaders to Act Now at Major Climate Conference

    African Civil Society Organisations Warn Leaders to Act Now at Major Climate Conference

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 11, 2019

    Africa is responsible for less than 4% of emissions, yet it’s the most vulnerable to climate change. Read more

  8. Article: Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi Is Now Miss Universe. Her Speech Has a Powerful Message for Every Girl.

    Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi Is Now Miss Universe. Her Speech Has a Powerful Message for Every Girl.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 9, 2019

    Tunzi said she wants girls to see themselves reflected in her. Read more

  9. Article: This Ugandan Filmmaker is Using Art to Inspire Real Life Action Against Gender-Based Violence

    This Ugandan Filmmaker is Using Art to Inspire Real Life Action Against Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 4, 2019

    Her work tackles everything from HIV stigma, to breaking the silence around sexual violence. Read more

  10. Article: A Year on From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, How Your Actions Are Already Changing Lives

    A Year on From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, How Your Actions Are Already Changing Lives

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 2, 2019

    Over $7 billion in commitments are set to impact 121 million lives — and it’s already happening. Read more