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 Welcomes Fifth Cohort of Students

We are proud to welcome our 5th class of students to the African Leadership Academy.

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ALA Partners with KIVA to support new students

African Leadership Academy has officially launched a partnership with KIVA.

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Andrew Mupuya named as 2012 Anzisha Grand Prize Winner

20 YEAR OLD ANDREW MUPUYA – UGANDA’S FIRST PAPER BAG PRODUCER - WINS $30,000 USD ANZISHA PRIZE...Read More

2012 ANZISHA PRIZE FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation proudly announce the finalists for the ...Read More

Global Scholars Program 2012

The purpose of GSP is to introduce the participants to the core Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and African Studies (LEA) lessons as well as the Academy’s values and...Read More

JP Morgan Chase TFI summer program at ALA

25 high-potential young men from across the United States spent two weeks on ALA’s campus this July for a two week Entrepreneurial Leadership program as part of JP...Read More

ALA and Credit Suisse Partner to Shape Young Leaders

ALA partnered with the Credit Suisse EMEA Foundation (Credit Suisse) for the second consecutive year to host a leadership outreach program for a select group of...Read More

Allan Gray and ALA Partner to Recognize Excellence

A highlight of African Leadership Academy’s recently held graduation ceremony was the announcement of the inaugural recipients of the Allan Gray Awards for Excellence...Read More

ALA Students Sweep 2012 Science Olympiad

ALA students took center stage at the Southern Africa...Read More