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: 5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya's President at Kickoff of Major Global Family Planning Conference

    5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya's President at Kickoff of Major Global Family Planning Conference

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 14, 2019

    Global Citizen's at the International Conference on Population and Development in Nairobi. Read more

  2. Article: Women Make Up 52% of the Cabinet in Rwanda. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    Women Make Up 52% of the Cabinet in Rwanda. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 12, 2019

    “Now that your numbers are increasing in these positions, why don’t you use that?” Read more

  3. Article: #AfricansUnite: Some of the Continent's Biggest Music Stars Are Putting on a Show Against Xenophobia in South Africa

    #AfricansUnite: Some of the Continent's Biggest Music Stars Are Putting on a Show Against Xenophobia in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 12, 2019

    It follows a spate of violent attacks targeting African immigrants. Read more

  4. Article: World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 11, 2019

    Here’s what you need to know about the International Conference on Population and Development. Read more

  5. Article: Dry Taps, Dead Animals, and Rising Hunger as Southern Africa Feels the Effects of Climate Change

    Dry Taps, Dead Animals, and Rising Hunger as Southern Africa Feels the Effects of Climate Change

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 6, 2019

    “It’s a dire situation.” Read more

  6. Article: African Health Leaders Unite to Launch a New Task Force to Tackle Ebola

    African Health Leaders Unite to Launch a New Task Force to Tackle Ebola

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    The World Health Organization has declared the virus a global health emergency. Read more

  7. Article: Almost 500,000 People in Burkina Faso Don’t Have Access to Food, Healthcare, and Education

    Almost 500,000 People in Burkina Faso Don’t Have Access to Food, Healthcare, and Education

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    Armed conflicts that have swept through some parts of West Africa are having a devastating impact. Read more

  8. Article: Floods in Niger Displace 23,000 People in Less Than a Month

    Floods in Niger Displace 23,000 People in Less Than a Month

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    The West African country has a history of extreme weather, and climate change is making it worse. Read more

  9. Article: Over 250 Final Year Exam Students Evacuated After Violent Protests in South Africa

    Over 250 Final Year Exam Students Evacuated After Violent Protests in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 29, 2019

    Violence and conflict are a major obstacle in ensuring education access for every student. Read more

  10. Article: Safety of South Africa's Children in Spotlight After 2 Cases of Sexual Assault by Teachers

    Safety of South Africa's Children in Spotlight After 2 Cases of Sexual Assault by Teachers

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 28, 2019

    The cases involve schools in the Northern Cape and Gauteng. Read more