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A Conversation: Reimagining Africa's Future

Hakeem Belo Osagie in conversation with Harvard University Historian Caroline Elkins on the subject of Re-imagining Africa’s future. #ALA10 Decennial Symposium: Hakeem Belo Osagie in conversation with Caroline Elkins Looking…

Decennial Symposium: Accelerating Youth Career Pathways in Africa

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges and opportunities confronting Africa…

A Message from ALA Leadership

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the leadership of the Academy delivered their address of how they imagine Africa’s future. In the video below, ALA’s  Chief Financial Officer Lara Rabiu delivers her…

The Decennial Book – #ALA10

Read the Decennial Book African Leadership Academy celebrates it’s 10th birthday this year! This milestone has been celebrated in a variety of ways, one being in the form of a…

Decennial Symposium: A Conversation – Islam and Africa

In the video below the panel discussed the topic of Islam in Africa – how contemporary Islam can respond to changing norms and values in the 21st century. Panelists: Muhammad Sanusi II…

Decennial Symposium: Protecting Human Rights in Africa

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges and opportunities confronting Africa…

Decennial Symposium: Rewriting African Identity

In the video below, the panelists which includes an ALA alum, tackle the topic of what Rewriting African Identity means. Panelists: Uzo Iweala (Author, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Ventures Africa) Tonje Bakang…

Decennial Symposium: Women in Africa's Boardrooms

In the video below watch as the topic of Women in Africa’s Boardrooms is discussed. Panelists: Polo Leteka (Founder, IDF Capital); Khanyi Dhlomo (CEO & Founder, Ndalo Media); Ann Shongwe (UN Women…

Decennial Symposium: Unlocking Economic Growth in Africa

In the video below watch as the panelists discuss the topic of Unlocking Economic Growth in Africa. Panelists: Cristina Duarte (Former Minister of Finance, Cape Verde); Vera Songwe (Executive Secretary, UN…

Decennial Symposium: Changing the Face of African Politics

In the video below, watch as the topic of Changing the Face of African Politics is discussed by some of Africa’s leading politicians and activists. Panelists: Nkosana Moyo (Executive Director, Mandela…

Decennial Symposium: ALA's Plan for Africa's Young Entrepreneurs

In the video below, ALA’s VP of Global Programs, Josh Adler, shares ALA’s vision for developing young African entrepreneurs at the ALA Decennial Celebrations. Josh Adler (Vice President, Global Programs,…

Gala Address: Fred Swaniker, Co-founder of ALA, Founder and CEO of ALU

Fred Swaniker delivers an address at the #ALA10 Decennial Gala #ALA10 Decennial Celebrations: Address by Co-Founder Fred Swaniker Looking for more talks and panels: See all the videos and coverage from…

Plenary Keynote: Graca Machel

Graça Machel is interviewed by ALA student Diana Spencer in a keynote plenary at the ALA Decennial Symposium. #ALA10 Decennial Celebrations: Graça Machel in conversation with ALA Student Diana Spencer…

Gala Address: Reeta Roy, CEO Mastercard Foundation

Mastercard Foundation CEO, Reeta Roy gives an address at the African Leadership Academy Decennial Gala on February 24th, 2018. Enjoy! And please share with others! #ALA10 Decennial Celebrations: Address by…

February Newsletter: The Decennial Issue

Welcome to our Decennial issue! If you were fortunate enough to attend any of the inspiring events of this past weekend, you will understand the euphoric note of this newsletter. If not, Anzisha Fellow Isaac Oboth…

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Watch our Decennial Highlights Video

Anzisha Fellow Isaac Oboth and his team created an incredible short video of highlights that capture the weekend perfectly. Enjoy! And please share with others! ALA Decennial Weekend Highlights Video…

If Africa had a Microphone

ALA’s Decennial Celebration was marked by powerful talks, moving speeches and, of course, mesmerizing performances. Student Assembly and the day’s celebrations offered students the perfect platform to showcase their creativity.   We…

A Decennial Worth Celebrating

We are defined by stories. Our lives can be encapsulated in a quick summary or a lengthy tome. They are defined by the stories we choose to tell, and the…

10 Lessons from 10 Years: Filter the Feedback

Welcome to Lesson 2 of African Leadership Academy CEO Chris Bradford’s reflections on lessons learnt over the past 10 years of establishing Africa’s leading educational institution. Lesson Number 2: Don’t…

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Student Blog: Temilolu’s Decennial Reflections

Global leaders, dignitaries and alumni were not the only ones who were inspired by ALA’s Decennial Celebrations. Students benefited greatly as well, as Year 1 student  Temilolu Awofeso reveals… Has…

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