Tag: One Campaign
Africa recorded its first case of COVID-19 exactly three months ago today, when Egypt recorded its index case on the 14th of February. So how have African leaders responded to the pandemic? Oulie Keita, Francophone West Africa Director at One Campaign joins CNBC Africa for more.
Ahead of the World Bank's spring meetings this week, global movement; One Campaign is calling on the G20 finance ministers and Central Bank governors to provide immediate debt relief for the poorest countries. One campaign has also asked the G20 to provide $600 million to top up the IMF's Catastophe Containment Relief Trust, which grants debt relief for public health disasters. Gayle Smith, President and CEO of the One Campaign joins CNBC Africa for more.
Election campaigning in Nigeria is at full swing, so how can first-time voters make informed decisions about voting in the elections. One-Campaign is working to educate young voters on the need to hold leaders to account. Serah Makka Ugbabe, Country Director at One Campaign joins CNBC Africa to discuss this.
The One Campaign is calling for strong funding and smart investments to accelerate the fight against HIV over the next four years, as the World marks HIV day on Saturday, the first of December. Innocent Edache, Project Manager, Make Naija Stronger at One Campaign joins CNBC Africa to discuss this development.
The World Bank says losses in wealth due to gender inequality resulting from differences in lifetime earnings between women and men are estimated at about 2.5 trillion dollars for sub-Saharan Africa. Serah Makka-Ugbabe, Nigeria Country Director at One Campaign joins CNBC Africa to discuss the cost of inequality in Nigeria.
According to the One Campaign, a third of young Africans between the ages of 15 and 35 are unemployed, another third are vulnerably employed and only one in six has a steady paying job. Furthermore the World Bank says the percentage of Africa's poor is falling, however, because of the continent's population growth figures, the number of poor people on the continent is on the rise. Edwin Ikhouria, Policy Manager, Transparency, and Accountability at the One Campaign joins CNBC Africa to discuss how we can tackle poverty in Africa.