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African Youth Convene in Dar to Discuss Governance

This August 3rd and 4th, African youth from nearly every country on the continent convened in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to discuss the most pressing issues of governance facing Africa. The 2016 Annual Youth Dialogue on Elections and Governance explored nation-building, term limits, and institutional reform, with three scholars including...
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Quartz Honors Africa’s Innovators

  Quartz, a digitally native news outlet founded in 2012, launched their first Africa platform over a year ago with the mission of telling the continent’s story through the lens of innovation. With that mission, the online publication has selected a group of notable innovators from across the continent for recognition...
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Bill Gates Delivers 14th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture

On Sunday, July 13th, technologist, philanthropist & business leader Bill Gates delivered the 14th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture to a packed house of over 3,000 at the University of Pretoria, Mamelodi Campus. Ninel Musson, Director, and Idil Issa, Communications Manager with the African Leadership Network Foundation, were in attendance. The...
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Fred Swaniker’s 5 Lessons for Leading in Africa

This past Wednesday, July 13th, African Leadership Group Founder Fred Swaniker conducted a leadership webinar in which he conveyed the 5 big lessons he has learned about leading successfully in Africa. From becoming the headmaster of a school in Botswana at 18, to leading several pan-African companies that employ over...
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The Africa Business Fellowship Kicks into High Gear!

Last year, the African Leadership Network and Econet, along with Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) launched the Africa Business Fellowship (ABF) at the Milken Institute Global Conference.  The fellowship is based on Econet Founder and Chairman Strive Masiyiwa’s vision to create a new generation of American advocates for increased Africa...
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