Seven Tutu Fellows have been selected for the prestigious 2022 Choiseul 100 Africa Economic Leaders of Tomorrow list and a further 11 the Top 200 list. The Choiseul 100 Africa is an annual study independently carried out by the Institut Choiseul.

It identifies and ranks the young African leaders of 40 years old and younger, who will play a major role in the continent’s economic development in the near future.  It includes business leaders, successful entrepreneurs, investors, and more who embody the dynamism and renewal of the continent.

The institute says that only profiles meeting the following conditions were selected :

  • Being a citizen of one of the 54 African states
  • Being 40 years old or below on the 31st of December 2022
  • Being an active contributor to the economic development of Africa.

The Fellows on the Top 100 list include 2017 Fellow Natalie Jababangwe, 2019 Fellow Issam Chleuh, 2018 Fellow Adebola Williams; 2015 Fellow Zukie Siyotula, 2019 Fellow Sangu Delle, 2018 Fellow Temi Marcella Awogboro, and 2022 Fellow Aïssata Lam.

Additionally, a number of Tutu Fellows made the Choiseul top 200 list, too. 

These include 2022 Fellow Nana Dufie Addo, 2020 Fellow Kader Kaneye, 2017 Fellow Ahmed Zahran, 2019 Fellow Marcia Ashong, 2018 Fellow Mohamed El Dahshan, 2016 Fellow Rinos Mautsa, 2019 Fellow Simbarashe Mhuriro, 2020 Fellow Dana Mopulunga, 2015 Fellow Ayodeji Adewunmi, 2020 Fellow Teresa Mbagaya, and 2022 Fellow Bilha Ndirangu.

The Fellowship has featured prominently in previous Choiseul Institute lists, such as the2020 edition.  The full list can be downloaded as a PDF from the Choiseul Intitute site in either French or English.

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The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.