#South Africa

  • Article: #RaiseTheGrade: Ask the South African Government to Expand the Early Grade Reading Package
    AdvocacyEducation

    #RaiseTheGrade: Ask the South African Government to Expand the Early Grade Reading Package

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 23, 2019

    Nearly 80% of grade 4 students in South Africa can’t read for meaning. Read more

  • Article: 460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report
    Health

    460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 16, 2019

    Some 50 girls aged between 10 and 19 die from AIDS-related causes every day. Read more

  • Article: Xenophobic Attacks Surge in South Africa Ahead of Elections
    Citizenship

    Xenophobic Attacks Surge in South Africa Ahead of Elections

    April 4, 2019|Voice of America

    Police blame criminals targeting immigrant-owned businesses. Read more

  • Article: South African Youth Employment Enterprise Harambee Just Won a Prestigious Global Award
    PartnerFinance & Innovation

    South African Youth Employment Enterprise Harambee Just Won a Prestigious Global Award

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 3, 2019

    More than 100,000 young people have benefitted from the organisation. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Just Signed a Declaration to End ‘National Crisis’ of Gender-Based Violence
    Girls & Women

    South Africa Just Signed a Declaration to End ‘National Crisis’ of Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 1, 2019

    The president said the country’s femicide rate is almost five times higher than the global average. Read more

  • Article: This South African Painter’s Art Lifts Up the Voices of Marginalised Women
    Girls & Women

    This South African Painter’s Art Lifts Up the Voices of Marginalised Women

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 1, 2019

    Kilmany-Jo Liversage’s work is a feminist protest against gender inequality and discrimination. Read more

  • Article: Vodacom Kicks Off Delivery of R500 Million Pit Toilet Commitment Made at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100
    ImpactEducation

    Vodacom Kicks Off Delivery of R500 Million Pit Toilet Commitment Made at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 27, 2019

    The company committed to the fight to eradicate pit latrines in South Africa. Read more

  • Article: South African Universities Are Getting Almost R1 Billion To Help Settle Student Debt
    Education

    South African Universities Are Getting Almost R1 Billion To Help Settle Student Debt

    March 27, 2019

    Nearly 53,000 students will benefit from the funding. Read more