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: A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.
    Environment

    A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 16, 2019

    Pick n Pay is cracking down on plastic pollution with an ingenious solution. Read more

  2. Article: African First Ladies Call on African Union Member States to Prioritise Fighting Cancer
    Health

    African First Ladies Call on African Union Member States to Prioritise Fighting Cancer

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 12, 2019

    Ageing populations, tobacco, and alcohol are causing an increase in cancer cases. Read more

  3. Article: A Community in KwaZulu-Natal Has Already Reached UNAIDS Targets For HIV And AIDS
    Health

    A Community in KwaZulu-Natal Has Already Reached UNAIDS Targets For HIV And AIDS

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 12, 2019

    KwaZulu-Natal has one of the highest infection rates in South Africa. Read more

  4. Article: A 'Game-Changing' New Trade Deal Could Boost Africa's Economy by $3.4 Trillion
    Finance & Innovation

    A 'Game-Changing' New Trade Deal Could Boost Africa's Economy by $3.4 Trillion

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 9, 2019

    This is the biggest economic deal created since the World Trade Organization was launched in 1994. Read more

  5. Article: Rape of 8-Month-Old Baby in Cape Town Sparks Outrage Across South Africa
    Girls & Women

    Rape of 8-Month-Old Baby in Cape Town Sparks Outrage Across South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 3, 2019

    “We must unite against this evil.” Read more

  6. Article: How South African Universities Are Taking a Lead in HIV Treatment for Students
    Health

    How South African Universities Are Taking a Lead in HIV Treatment for Students

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 3, 2019

    It’s estimated that 3.4% of students live with HIV. Read more

  7. Article: The City of Johannesburg Is Turning 37 Factories Into 3,000 Homes
    Finance & Innovation

    The City of Johannesburg Is Turning 37 Factories Into 3,000 Homes

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 2, 2019

    Lack of housing is one of the biggest problems in the city. Read more

  8. Article: Cape Town Now Has More Plant and Animal Species Than Any Other City Globally
    Environment

    Cape Town Now Has More Plant and Animal Species Than Any Other City Globally

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 1, 2019

    It beat 59 others in the City Nature Challenge. Read more

  9. Article: 5 Things You Should Know From President Ramaphosa’s Speech on Tackling Poverty and Inequality in South Africa
    Citizenship

    5 Things You Should Know From President Ramaphosa’s Speech on Tackling Poverty and Inequality in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 26, 2019

    “Our future is greater than our past.” Read more

  10. Article: Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It
    Girls & Women

    Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 24, 2019

    The tax was scrapped last year but the minister of finance says it’s not working. Read more