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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Article: Women Just Silently Stood in Protest During President’s Speech at South Africa’s First Gender Violence Summit
    Girls & Women

    Women Just Silently Stood in Protest During President’s Speech at South Africa’s First Gender Violence Summit

    By Mbali Kgame|Nov. 1, 2018

    “Gender-based violence is an affront to our shared humanity as South Africans,” said Ramaphosa. Read more

  8. Article: This Inspirational Musician Has Been Teaching Soweto’s Children for Over 30 Years
    Citizenship

    This Inspirational Musician Has Been Teaching Soweto’s Children for Over 30 Years

    By Mbali Kgame|Oct. 26, 2018

    "I feel I need to do it to touch a child’s life and make them smile." Read more

  9. Article: These South African Clinics Just Offered Free HIV Tests to Help Spread Awareness
    ImpactHealth

    These South African Clinics Just Offered Free HIV Tests to Help Spread Awareness

    By Mbali Kgame|Oct. 19, 2018

    Global Citizen joined forces with Unjani Clinics to educate young people about sexual health. Read more

  10. Article: Some Inspirational Women Just Spoke About Gender Equality in Pretoria — and We Can All Learn a Lot
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    Some Inspirational Women Just Spoke About Gender Equality in Pretoria — and We Can All Learn a Lot

    By Mbali Kgame|Oct. 15, 2018

    Activists, government, influencers, and NGOs joined together for our #SheIsEqual campaign. Read more