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.

Outstanding ALA Students Receive Cambridge International Examinations Distinctions

Last year, Five ALA students placed in the top ranks of their respective Cambridge exam scores. 

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Allan Gray launches R750,000 fund to invest in young entrepreneurs at ALA

Thando Mhlambiso, on behalf of Allan Gray, has announced the creation of the Allan Gray Venture Fund.

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Judith McHale visits ALA

Judith McHale, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs of the United States, visited ALA on May 5, 2011.

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Finalist Weekends 2011

ALA has already seen a record number of applications this year.

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Announcing the Anzisha Prize

African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are proud to announce the launch of the Anzisha Prize, the premier award for Africa’s young entrepreneurial...Read More

The Rabat Entrepreneurial Challenge, an ALA student initiative

The Rabat Entrepreneurial Challenge (REC) commenced in December 2009

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Governor of the Bank of Nigeria Speaks to ALA students

In March, 2011, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria addressed the entire student body.

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Dr Francis Collins Visits ALA

Dr. Francis Collins is noted for his landmark discoveries of disease, genes and his leadership of the Human Genome Project.

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Thabo Mbeki Foundation Conference at ALA

Former President Mbeki visited the campus and spent time with a small group of ALA students

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ALA Students Present at the One Foundation

Two ALA students participated at the One Foundation Symposium in Johannesburg on February 15., 2011.

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