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African Leadership Academy alumnus Kudzai Mbinda ’16

ALA Alumnus Kudzai Mbinda ’16 Named Rhodes Scholar-Elect

African Leadership Academy alumnus Kudzai Mbinda ’16 has been named Rhodes Scholar-Elect and will pursue a master’s degree in energy systems at the University of Oxford.  The Rhodes Scholarship, established in 1903,…
Raising Awareness on Mental Health Care at ALA

Raising Awareness on Mental Health Care at ALA

On October 4th, the ALA community engaged in a Health & Wellness Day aimed at raising awareness around mental, physical and emotional wellbeing for students and staffulty. Non-academic activities were greeted with enthusiasm.…
The Power of Ideas

The Power of Ideas

This month, our campus was vibrant and alive with excitement as we celebrated a new cohort of changemakers in Johannesburg: our 14th class! Taalu, the opening ceremony of the academic year…
There Is No Such Thing As Average

There Is No Such Thing As Average

We welcomed the 2021 incoming class with a vibrant, inspiring Taalu. Taalu, an Arabic word meaning ‘come together’, is what we call our opening ceremony of the academic year at…
Think Like a Parent, Act Like a Coach

Think Like a Parent, Act Like a Coach

How To Prepare Your Child To Succeed In Anzisha Prize’s Ten-Year Reflection book, Unlocking Africa’s Hidden Job Creators, we reiterated our belief that entrepreneurship is a solution to the youth unemployment crisis,…
Young Entrepreneurs To Benefit From $500k Fund

Young Entrepreneurs To Benefit From $500k Fund

SAfm’s Market Update with Fifi Peters hosted The Anzisha Prize Executive Director, Josh Adler who shared more on the Young Entrepreneurs Fund. The fund is aimed at giving young entrepreneurs a…
Congratulations to our Graduates!

Congratulations to our Graduates!

Our graduation ceremony for the class of 2019 was conceptualized under the theme Aya – an Adinkra symbol that conveys endurance and resourcefulness. “An individual who wears this symbol suggests that he…