About the 2007 Fellows

The African Leadership Institute selects exceptional emerging African leaders for the prestigious Tutu Leadership Fellowship annually.  Typically, it receives more than 300 nominations for the approximately 20 or so slots available each year, from which the cohort is selected. The candidates demonstrate the incredible wealth and breadth of leadership talent that exists in Africa’s youth, which bodes well for Africa’s future. Since AFLI has been developing leaders for more than a decade, so it is impossible to list all of them on one page.  To find a Tutu Fellow, Tutu Leadership Programme Associate, or a group of Fellows, please use the search tool at the top of the site.  You can search by year, name, a location, a field of expertise or any other area of specialization or interest.


'Gbenga Sesan'Gbenga Sesan

Lagos, Nigeria


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Dr. Tariro Makadzange

Harare, Zimbabwe


Brilliant MhlangaBrilliant Mhlanga PhD



Daniel KidegaDaniel Kidega



Edward MabayaEdward Mabaya PhD



Erik CharasErik Charas



Grace O. OfemGrace Ofem



Hassan Musa UsmanHassan Musa Usman

Abuja, Nigeria


Herine Otieno MenyaHerine Otieno PhD



Ipeleng MkhariIpeleng Mkhari

South Africa


Lisa Kropman CohenLisa Cohen

South Africa


Mezuo NwuneliMezuo Nwuneli



Niven PostmaNiven Postma

South Africa


Saida AliSaida Ali



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