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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...

Thabo Mbeki Foundation Conference at ALA

By Teboho Mabuka and Julia Paolillo. On Friday the 25th of February, ALA students started noticing cryptic signs posted around campus. To the majority of...

Celebrating Africa’s Unsung Heroes: Miko Rwayitare

On September 25, 2010, African Leadership Academy hosted its first annual “Africa’s Unsung Heroes” day, an event designed to highlight the significant contributions made...

Welcoming Year Three with Music and Dance

A school is like a musical round — first one group starts and when they move onto the second section, then the next groups...

Inaugural Class Graduates!

On June 5, 2010, ALA was proud to matriculate its Inaugural Class. In total, 93 students completed either the 2-year diploma program or 1-year...

Founders’ Wall Unveiled

As part of African Leadership Academy’s recent graduation, the Founders’ Wall was unveiled. Almost 1,000 supporters, donors and contributors are recognized on the wall,...

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 for ALA supporters in...

OANDA Asia Pacific Launches Innovative Foreign Exchange Programme with ALA

African Leadership Academy (ALA) is pleased to announce a partnership programme with OANDA Asia Pacific, the Singapore subsidiary of foreign exchange industry leader OANDA Corporation,...

African Leadership Academy to Award "Innovation Prizes" to Honour Future African...

This “Nobel Prize for African Youth” Honours 14-19 Year Old Africans Who Have Solved a Pressing Community Problem; Award Includes a Scholarship to ALA,...

Wilfred Griekspoor of the Global Fund evaluates student proposals

African Leadership Academy finds innovative ways to make our curriculum relevant to the real world. Last year, David Scudder, head of Life Sciences, challanged his...

Witney Schneidman visits ALA

The students and faculty at ALA are proud to welcome Witney Schneidman to campus this week. An adviser to both President Clinton and President...

ALA Welcomes New Faculty Members

ALA is excited to welcome 15 new faculty members and add seven new nationalities to the ALA faculty! The new faculty members have over...

103 Amazing Young Leaders Offered Admission to ALA’s Second Class

The ALA Admissions Office received over 2500 applications from 41 countries for the second ALA class, which will enter in September 2009. This was...