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Bono Testifies Before Congress: “Aid in 2016 is not charity—it is national security”

Recently, ONE and (RED) cofounder Bono testified at a hearing on “The Causes and Consequences of Violent Extremism and the Role of Foreign Assistance” before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs. 1,551 more words

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ONE Launches 'Make Naija Stronger' Health Campaign

A coalition of civil society organisations has launched a campaign to amplify Nigerian citizens’ demands that their government fulfil its promises and save the health system by funding the 2014 National Health Act and by allocating 15% of the national budget to health. 812 more words

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Gentlemen of the Purple Rain

Prince died. I couldn’t believe how it affected me. As I read the news on my phone I instantly became a statue. Once I could move I was overcome with emotion and burst into tears. 750 more words

Where You Live Shouldn’t Determine Whether You Live

The autumn of 1984. Famine in Ethiopia. Starving children on the evening news. Rock stars singing, “Feed the world.” That’s how it started for me, an eighteen year old boy halfway around the world in Texas, but a universe away from a world of poverty. 456 more words

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Bono & ONE Campaign to Focus on 2016 Presidential Race

The ONE Campaign has announced a strategy to convince the U.S. presidential candidates to pledge their support for the U.S. foreign aid budget, according to… 390 more words

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ONE Campaign and Electrify Africa Act of 2015

For two months in 2015, this article about the work of ONE Campaign graced the front page of Carolyn’s Nonprofit Blog. Because it provides helpful information concerning a ONE Campaign project about which I am passionate – … 629 more words

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Bono & Edge To Perform at ONE Concert In Support of World AIDS Day

Bono and Edge, of the band U2, will be among the performers at A Night of Music: Celebrating 10 Years of ONE and (RED), a special event concert that will be held on World AIDS Day, December 1st. 126 more words

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