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The African Leadership Academy – nurturing the minds of Africa’s future entrepreneurs | Tunde Folawiyo

Throughout the centuries, Africa has been ravaged by poverty, war and famine. These problems have been further exacerbated by a distinct lack of strong governance. Leadership is the key to the growth and development of this continent’s nations; this is something which the founder of the ALA, Fred Swaniker, realised very early on in his […]

Improving Africa’s economy through education | Tunde Folawiyo

Out of all of the world’s developing regions, Africa has the lowest rate of third level education. Moreover, only 12.5% of Africans who go on to study at university end up residing on the continent after graduation, with the majority choosing to move to developed countries in Europe. As it is widely acknowledged that educated, […]

Tunde Folawiyo | How the African Leadership Academy operates

The African Leadership Academy is a two-year residential boarding school for those aged between 15 and 18. Located in the South African city of Johannesburg, it provides its students with the skills they need to grow into ethical, capable entrepreneurs and leaders. The goal of this academy, which director Tunde Folawiyo oversees, is to offer […]