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You're obviously busy being awesome every day, but ever wondered who you might have been if you were born in another era?
KOROGOCHO, NAIROBI, KENYA (Photo by Jonathan Torgovnik/Reportage by Getty Images)
This week, the world celebrates Breastfeeding Week. For mothers in …Breastfeeding
Check out AFWL on Facebook!This weekend over 40 fashion designers from across Africa will get together for the fifth annual Africa Fashion Week in …Africa
With work from over 350 poets across 24 countries, the project hopes to elevate the African voice in arts and culture.The first-ever African poetry …Poetry
The federal election campaign season has begun.
This weekend, Prime Minister Harper dissolved Parliament, kicking off the election process.
This is our …Elections (Canada)
When President Obama arrives in Kenya on Friday morning, he will take another important step in an evolution of U.S. policy toward the African …Africa
Always wanted to go to Kenya, but weren’t able to sneak onto Air Force One with Obama? Now you can experience the country, the culture and the comedy …Social Media
Tatenda Mbudzi is tired of the way the media portrays Africa and minority actors—and he’s not alone. A new video series on YouTube, Every Single Word …Movies
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We shouldn’t be writing this. Four years ago, the nation of South Sudan celebrated its independence; the crowds in …Africa
President Obama’s recent trip to Kenya and Ethiopia has us wondering–how many countries has he been to? Test your knowledge NOW!Democrats
By Michelle Shermer, ONE member As a homeschooling mother of five children who are now teenagers and young adults, I’ve learned never to know what to …Energy
A version of this article, by Jennifer Swann, a culture and lifestyle reporter covering the intersection of pop culture and social justice, originally …Afghanistan
How will you remember Nelson Mandela?
There are many ways to commemorate the life and struggle of a remarkable man.
We’ve come up with ten – but we’d …
July 18 is Mandela Day, a time to reflect on and recognize the many ways a single man changed the world. He serves as a beacon of hope for anyone who …Nelson Mandela
Mary Grace and three high school girls who live in Hekima Place in Kenya, 2014. Photo credit: Sadé Clacken Joseph
What started off as a project to …Africa
US Women’s 2015 team celebrating their World Cup victory (Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons)Throughout June and July, I was fixated on—some might even …UNAIDS
After my sister married and started cooking for two, she was keen to expand her repertoire and inspired me to look beyond my standard evening fare of …Cooking
Today, a small piece of metal 3 billion miles away started projecting images of the dwarf planet Pluto. At this stage, at such a distance from Earth, …Nutrition
Today, at the Financing for Development Conference, the PATH-led Innovation Countdown 2030 initiative (IC2030) launched its inaugural report, …Problem-solving
This needs to change.
Did you know 1 in 3 children do not exist officially?
We live in a world where millions of people matter so little that they are …Poverty
Last month First Lady Michelle Obama gave an inspirational speech about the new Let Girls Learn initiative, a powerful collaboration between the US …Dance
10 years ago today, Nelson Mandela gave his now famous speech at the Make Poverty History rally in London’s Trafalgar Square, calling on world …Poverty
OLOIKA, KENYA (Photo by Jonathan Torgovnik/Reportage by Getty Images).
Thanks to Practical Action for their help in providing data for this post.
This op-ed was originally published here by Reuters. Michael Elliott is president and chief executive officer of The ONE Campaign.
Women visit a …
July 11 is World Population Day – a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues around the world. This year’s theme is …Population
For the past 8 months, UN member states have been negotiating the Addis Action Agenda – the outcome document that leaders will sign onto this week. …Addis Ababa
On this day, 30 years ago, Prince Charles and Princess Diana kicked off Live Aid, the worldwide rock concert organized by Irish rocker Bob Geldof to …Rock Music