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.

Celebrating Africa’s Unsung Heroes: Miko Rwayitare

On September 25, 2010, African Leadership Academy hosted its first annual "Africa's Unsung Heroes" day.

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Welcoming Year Three with Music and Dance

With our first class having finished their final round, a new group of students beings the journey.

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ALA Visits the White House

The White House invited ALA Founder Fred Swaniker to participate in the first-ever 'President's Forum for Young African Leaders.'

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Founders' Wall Unveiled

Supporters, contributors and donors honoured for their hard work on ALA's behalf.

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Inaugural Class Graduates!

ALA's Inaugural Class graduated on June 5, 2011.

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Top Universities Welcome ALA Grads

In recent weeks ALA has continued to receive great news from universities across the world.

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Global Acclaim for Academic Excellence

ALA students were among the top 10 performers in the world on their Cambridge International A-Level exams.

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Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu Celebrates ALA in San Francisco

On March 17, Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter, Reverend Mpho Tutu, celebrated ALA at a private reception

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Professor Rajmohan Gandhi Shares His Views on Leadership with ALA Students

Professor Rajmohan Gandhi, President of Initiatives of Change–International (IofC), and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, visited ALA

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