About the 2012 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 young leaders, 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.


Alima HusseinAlima Hussein



Dr. Andrew Gache MudeAndrew Gache Mude PhD

Kenya, Nairobi


Andrew TobosoAndrew Toboso



Dr. Buntu SiwisaBuntu Siwisa

South Africa


Deo Arinaitwe RugyendoDeo Arinaitwe Rugyendo

Kampala, Uganda

Dr Amy JadesimiDr. Amy Jadesimi

Lagos, Nigeria


Dr. Zied MhirsiDr. Zied Mhirsi



Elijah OnyeagbaElijah Onyeagba



Dr. Farai ShonhiwaFarai Shonhiwa

South Africa / Zimbabwe


Fundisiwe DlaminiFundisiwe Dlamini

South Africa


Ipeleng SeleleIpeleng Selele

South Africa


James MworiaJames Mworia



Julie GichuruJulie Gichuru



Lydie Hakizimana KalisaLydie Hakizimana Kalisa

Kigali, Rwanda


Marc van OlstMarc van Olst

South Africa