News From ALA


Pictured: Michelle Obama and her daughters read to children at an ALA Community Service Project

ALA's students, alumni and staff are involved in many exciting endeavours with a multitude of partners, visitors and guests. Below are those accounts. Also, students write about their experiences here. ALA in the world media is covered here.

ALA ORGANIZES INAUGURAL MODEL AFRICAN UNION

106 students and educators from 12 countries, including the United States of America, participated in the inaugural African Leadership Academy Model African Union (...Read More

ALA CELEBRATES INAUGURAL CLASS AT NEW YORK EVENT

ALA celebrated members of its inaugural class...Read More

ALA YOUNG LEADERS ORGANIZE SOCIAL INNOVATION CAMPS

As part of our efforts to scale the impact of our programs across the continent, students from African Leadership Academy have commenced the 2014 Social Innovation...Read More

US AMBASSADOR, PATRICK GASPARD DELIVERS ALA GUEST LECTURE

On Wednesday January 22nd, 2014, the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of South Africa, Mr. Patrick Gaspard was the Distinguished...Read More

ALA MOURNS THE PASSING OF NELSON MANDELA

African Leadership Academy is extremely saddened by the passing away of former South African President, Nelson Mandela on Thursday December 5, 2013. We join all South...Read More

ALA Announces International Youth Day Essay Winners

African Leadership Academy introduced its inaugural International Youth Day Essay competition to encourage young Africans to contribute their voices to the...Read More

ALA OPEN DAY 2013: Saturday November 2, 13h00 – 17h00

On Saturday, November 2nd the Academy invites you to join us at our campus in Honeydew for our annual Open Day. Meet representatives from our admissions...Read More

ALA WELCOMES 98 NEW YOUNG LEADERS

African Leadership Academy officially welcomed a new batch of 98 young leaders from across the continent into the Class of 2013 on Saturday September 14, 2013.

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ALA ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY ESSAY COMPETITION

African Leadership Academy is very delighted to join the United Nations in recognizing the immense potential and celebrating the extraordinary achievements of young...Read More

US President Barack Obama recognizes ALA Founder and CEO, Fred Swaniker

The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, commended Fred Swaniker, the CEO and founder of African Leadership Academy, for his critical role in...Read More