About Mbali Kgame

Mbali Kgame is a Global Citizen contributor based in Johannesburg. She is a journalism graduate from the University of Johannesburg, and has contributed to digital platforms like Design Indaba, and the magazines Ayiba and Live. When not teaching and reading to children as a volunteer in her community, Mbali also enjoys listening to classic hip-hop music and dreaming of becoming a rapper in her next lifetime.

Stories

  1. Feature: How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools
    FeatureImpactWater & Sanitation

    How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools

    By Mbali KgameLerato Mogoatlhe  and  Imogen Calderwood|May 28, 2019

    Many students couldn't go to school during their periods. So Global Citizens took action. Read more

  2. Feature: Dieses Schulprojekt gibt Kindern in Südafrika ein Stück Identität
    FeatureEducation

    These 2 Activists Created a ‘Walking Library’ to Empower South African Children

    By Mbali Kgame|May 27, 2019

    “Our continent is deserving peace and justice”, says co-founder Sanele Ntshingana. Read more

  3. Feature: Buhle Sithela Südafrika
    FeatureCitizenship

    Dieser Jungunternehmer reinigt Mülltonnen – und finanziert damit Kinofilme in Südafrika

    By Mbali Kgame|May 3, 2019

    So will Sithela Arbeitsplätze und ein Freizeitprogramm für Jugendliche in seiner Gemeinde schaffen. Read more

  4. Article: These Beautiful Posters Are Helping Make Sure Young South Africans' Voices Are Heard
    Citizenship

    These Beautiful Posters Are Helping Make Sure Young South Africans' Voices Are Heard

    By Mbali Kgame|Feb. 18, 2019

    Global Citizen met with the photographer behind them to talk elections, the future, and art. Read more

  5. Article: All the Best Moments from Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in Johannesburg
    Citizenship

    All the Best Moments from Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in Johannesburg

    By Mbali Kgame|Dec. 7, 2018

    Beyoncé and JAY-Z, celebrations of Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu, and so, so, much more. Read more

  6. Article: South Africa Celebrates 100 Years of Woman of Fortitude, Albertina Sisulu, at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100
    Girls & Women

    South Africa Celebrates 100 Years of Woman of Fortitude, Albertina Sisulu, at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

    By Mbali Kgame|Dec. 5, 2018

    “We honour and celebrate her legacy of charity.” Read more

  7. Article: The United States Just Announced Its Largest-Ever Single Financial Commitment to Fighting HIV/AIDS
    ImpactHealth

    The United States Just Announced Its Largest-Ever Single Financial Commitment to Fighting HIV/AIDS

    By Mbali Kgame|Dec. 3, 2018

    It announced a historic commitment of $1.2 billion at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. Read more

  8. Article: Nigerian Superstar D'banj Says It’s on All of Us to End Extreme Poverty
    Citizenship

    Nigerian Superstar D'banj Says It’s on All of Us to End Extreme Poverty

    By Mbali Kgame|Nov. 30, 2018

    D’banj is using his music to contribute towards ending poverty. Read more

  9. Article: Dear Madiba by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
    Citizenship

    Dear Madiba by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Mbali Kgame|Nov. 28, 2018

    “You made it possible for so many people like me to reject impossibilities." Read more

  10. Article: This Children’s Village Supports Vulnerable Children and Families Across South Africa
    ImpactEducation

    This Children’s Village Supports Vulnerable Children and Families Across South Africa

    By Mbali Kgame|Nov. 19, 2018|HP Inc.

    Staff from HP Inc. headed to the village on Friday for a day of action. Read more