Tag Archive | African Studies

Tunde Folawiyo | ALA graduates win Davis Prize for Peace

Many African Leadership Academy students stay in touch with one another after graduating. Not too long ago, two such students, who had gone on to study at Colorado College and Westminster College, received $10,000, after they won the Kathryn Davis Prize for Peace for their collaborative project in Kenya. Those interested in youth entrepreneurialism, such […]

Tunde Folawiyo | African Leadership Academy: How to Become Involved

Throughout its history, the African Leadership Academy (ALA) has served as a constant source of advocacy for the advancement of Africa’s youth. As a pan-African institution dedicated to fostering the next generation of great African leaders, the ALA employs a variety of teachings and innovative techniques to improve conditions for their students and the communities […]

Tunde Folawiyo | ALA Student Life: Health & Wellness

Throughout its history as one of Africa’s most prestigious institutions, the African Leadership Academy has consistently emphasized the importance of health and wellness to its thousands of students. In its efforts to promote the benefits of proper exercise, the ALA employs an Athletics Department dedicated to managing a variety of thrilling competitive sports. Supporters of […]

Tunde Folawiyo | The ALA and the MasterCard Foundation – changing lives for the better

Those who are familiar with the ALA, like Tunde Folawiyo, might know that the MasterCard Foundation has been working with the academy for several years now, and in 2012, chose to renew its partnership, in a bid to expand the Anzisha Prize, and improve its Centre for Entrepreneurial Leadership. The collaborative efforts of the ALA […]

Tunde Folawiyo | ALA Holds Event Celebrating Inaugural Class

Since its establishment in 2004, the African Leadership Academy has continually sought to encourage youth throughout Africa toward making positive impacts in their respective communities. Nearly a decade has passed since the inaugural class of the academy walked the halls for the first time, about to embark on a new journey that would see them […]

Tunde Folawiyo | A guide to the ALA’s Global Scholars Programme

In addition to offering a full-time two year course, the African Leadership Academy also runs an annual event called the Global Scholars Programme. Tunde Folawiyo, and others who are familiar with the ALA, might know that this is an intensive summer camp designed for teenagers, which aims to provide them with as much information regarding […]

Tunde Folawiyo | African Leadership Academy’s Global Scholars Program

In furthering its 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, employing a variety of methods to ensure its students graduate with an utmost understanding of the issues facing the continent. Through the ongoing support of the academy’s valued proponents, […]

The African Leadership Academy’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Curriculum

The African Leadership Academy has long served as one of the continent’s foremost proponents of youth engagement, preparing thousands of African students toward success in both social and academic endeavours. In addition to a curriculum centered by African Studies and core coursework, the African Leadership Academy offers Entrepreneurial Leadership courses to its students, proving their […]