Archive | April 2014

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The ALA’s role in improving the economies of African nations | Tunde Folawiyo

Those who are familiar with the African Leadership Academy, like Tunde Folawiyo, are probably aware that the ALA has been involved in the running of the Anzisha Prize for several years now. This award is designed to recognise young leaders and entrepreneurs who have set up projects that have had a notably positive impact on […]

Tunde Folawiyo | The African Leadership Academy

With an ongoing commitment to promoting the development and future success of Africa’s youth, the African Leadership Academy remains one of the continent’s foremost learning institutions. Through the hard work of students, faculty and board members of the academy, as well as the continued encouragement of supporters such as Tunde Folawiyo, the African Leadership Academy […]

Tunde Folawiyo | Core African Studies of the African Leadership Academy

Inspiring African youth since its founding in 2004, the African Leadership Academy strives to educate promising young African leaders of the hardships plaguing the continent. Through the encouragement and continued support of many valued proponents such as Tunde Folawiyo, the prestigious African Leadership Academy will continue to foster personal growth, outstanding leadership and exceptional entrepreneurial […]

Tunde Folawiyo | African Leadership Academy Gap Year Programme

As a premiere Pan-African institution, the African Leadership Academy is continually dedicated to ensuring the growth and education of Africa’s promising youth, providing the tools needed to forge an impact on the future of the continent. The African Leadership Academy (ALA) relies greatly on the support of its various individuals, corporations and groups to maintain […]

The journey of one ALA student from a refugee camp to Yale | Tunde Folawiyo

Those who, like Tunde Folawiyo, support youth development organisations, know just how significant an impact these establishments can have on young peoples’ lives. Esther Some, a former student of the African Leadership Academy, is a perfect example of the transformative power of youth-centred educational programmes. Like many other students of this school, she experienced significant […]

The experiences of a former student of the African Leadership Academy | Tunde Folawiyo

Nkulukelo Yeni, affectionately known as ‘Ziggy’, is a graduate of the African Leadership Academy, who now attends Yale University.  His younger years were difficult, with his father passing away before he even began primary school, and his mother dying just a few years later. However, despite becoming an orphan when he was ten years old, […]

The ALA – giving hope to disadvantaged youths | Tunde Folawiyo

One of the most admirable aspects of the ALA’s approach to education is that the financial status of applicants has no impact on whether or not they are accepted. This is a fact which most youth development supporters, including Tunde Folawiyo are most likely aware of. Because of this generosity, many talented, studious young people […]

How the ALA operates | Tunde Folawiyo

Those who, like Tunde Folawiyo, are in favour of youth development projects, are probably familiar with the African Leadership Academy. Despite being open less than a decade, it has already established itself as one of the continent’s leading academic institutes. The intensive two-year programme that the ALA offers students includes everything they need to become […]