Tag: global citizen

The rise of the social media “Quarantine Party”

Over the weekend the world saw DJs and musicians serenading and playing music for people in their homes via social media and between the #TogetherAtHome initiative by WHO and Global Citizen to well-known American hip hop DJ, DNice hosting a seven hour set on his Instagram live to over 100,000 people worldwide including influential leaders and celebrities alike such as Jennifer Lopez, P. Diddy, the Obamas, Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, and Facebook/Instagram owner himself, Mark Zuckerberg among others. This model that people are calling, "Club Quarantine" seems to be picking up. Managing Director of KGL FWD, Autumn Marie Faraj co-hosted a similar event herself called #RwandaLive, she joins CNBC Africa for more.

Achieving Global Citizen’s SDGs target in Nigeria

The Global Goal live; Nigeria Policy Forum, was an exclusive event at which Global Citizen presented the policy of the Global Goal Life. On the sidelines of the event which held in Lagos – CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa caught up with Vice Chairman of Global Citizen Nigeria, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede on preparations towards the 2020 Global Citizen to be hosted by Lagos state.

Norway’s economic growth lessons for SA

Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg received the inaugural prize for her commitment to fighting for equal rights for women at this year's Global Citizen event. Speaking to CNBC Africa's Arnold Segawa, she shared insight on how the Norway model can be deployed in developing countries to achieve inclusive growth.
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