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: This WHO-UNICEF Initiative Is Fighting so Everyone Can Wash Their Hands Against COVID-19

    This WHO-UNICEF Initiative Is Fighting so Everyone Can Wash Their Hands Against COVID-19

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 2, 2020

    Nearly half of the world population can’t wash their hands at home. Read more

  2. Article: West African Leaders Have Pledged $25 Million to the Region’s COVID-19 Response

    West African Leaders Have Pledged $25 Million to the Region’s COVID-19 Response

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 27, 2020

    The funds will support education, health care, and access to sanitation, among other initiatives. Read more

  3. Article: The DRC Has Beaten Its 10th Ebola Outbreak After a Nearly 2-Year Battle

    The DRC Has Beaten Its 10th Ebola Outbreak After a Nearly 2-Year Battle

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 26, 2020

    It’s a huge milestone to reach, particularly in the midst of COVID-19. Read more

  4. Article: South Africa Started Testing a COVID-19 Vaccine This Week. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    South Africa Started Testing a COVID-19 Vaccine This Week. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 26, 2020

    The country has the highest number of cases of coronavirus in Africa. Read more

  5. Article: How to Watch ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’ in South Africa

    How to Watch ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’ in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 25, 2020

    The concert will feature performances by Chloe x Halle, Jennifer Hudson, Shakira, and more. Read more

  6. Article: African Countries Unite to Create Online Market to Increase Access to COVID-19 Medical Supplies

    African Countries Unite to Create Online Market to Increase Access to COVID-19 Medical Supplies

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 23, 2020

    The platform will work like eBay or Amazon, and will help lower the cost of supplies too. Read more

  7. Article: Countries That Contributed to Slavery Must Be Held Accountable: UN Human Rights Chief

    Countries That Contributed to Slavery Must Be Held Accountable: UN Human Rights Chief

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 22, 2020

    This includes formal apologies, truth-telling processes, and reparations. Read more

  8. Article: 4 Things the World Can Learn From South Africa About Racial Justice

    4 Things the World Can Learn From South Africa About Racial Justice

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 18, 2020

    We spoke to CEOs of Nelson Mandela Foundation and Ahmed Kathrada Foundation about systemic racism. Read more

  9. Article: Give Young People a Seat at the Decision-Making Table, Says South African Activist Zulaikha Patel

    Give Young People a Seat at the Decision-Making Table, Says South African Activist Zulaikha Patel

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 15, 2020

    Patel was just 13 when she confronted her school’s anti-Black policies. Read more

  10. Article: COVID-19 Threatens to Push 33 Million Children in Africa Into Poverty, Warns Save the Children

    COVID-19 Threatens to Push 33 Million Children in Africa Into Poverty, Warns Save the Children

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 15, 2020

    More than 200 million children are already out of school, and facing rising hunger and violence. Read more