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The latest news from the African Leadership Institute and its Fellows.

AFLI Fellows are leaders and change-makers, so this section has a lot of news. Please use the icons below if you want to sort posts by category, such as: regular news posts, video posts, audio posts, by tag, or by blogger. Additionally, all text in all of the posts is fully searchable.

Ifeoma (Ify) Malo - 2013 Tutu Fellow (Nigeria)

Ifeoma (Ify) Malo - 2013 Tutu Fellow (Nigeria)

Ify Malo was most recently the Special Assistant on Legal and Policy Issues to the Nigerian Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance. Her vast experience includes working as a Counsel at Ashoka, Office of West Africa; deputy head intellectual property at the firm of George Ikoli & Okagbue; senior manager at the Negotiation and Conflict Management Group (NCMG); associate at the Boston Public Health Commission; a Boston based Global Biotechnology firm - Genzyme Corporation; adjunct professor at the College of Management at University of Massachusetts Boston. At Genzyme Corporation Ify successfully developed strategic documents used in expanding the Global Market Access tactic in Latin America; Asia, and Europe.

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About AFLI

About AFLI

An overview of the organisation.

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Tracey Webster - 2007 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Tracey Webster - 2007 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Originally from South Africa, Tracey Webster is Executive Director of AFLI and is based in Johannesburg.

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Siza Majola - 2008 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Siza Majola - 2008 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Originally from South Africa, Siza Majola is the Corporate Affairs Executive at ADvTech.

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Nonhlanhla Mayisela - 2014 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Nonhlanhla Mayisela - 2014 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Nonhlanhla Mayisela is a 2014 Tutu Fellow originally from South Africa. She is a member of the South African Property Owners Association and sits on the executive committee of the Women.

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Ndumiso Luthuli – 2012 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Ndumiso Luthuli – 2012 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Originally from South Africa, Ndumiso Luthuli is Director of Project Finance and Development at Virtual Consulting Engineers.

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Tatenda Manjengwa - 2012 Tutu Fellow (Zimbabwe/South Africa)

Tatenda Manjengwa - 2012 Tutu Fellow (Zimbabwe/South Africa)

Tatenda Manjengwa is originally from Zimbabwe

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Robin Perks - 2009 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Robin Perks - 2009 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Originally from South Africa, Robin Perks is Founder & CEO of Aperture Consulting & Recruitment.

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Dr Jacqueline (Jackie) Chimhanzi - 2010 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Dr Jacqueline (Jackie) Chimhanzi - 2010 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Dr. Jacqueline Chimhanzi, Senior Strategist, Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) of South Africa

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Ms. Niven Postma - 2007 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Ms. Niven Postma - 2007 Tutu Fellow (South Africa)

Originally from South Africa, Niven Postma is Head of the South African Reserve Bank Academy.

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Desmond Tutu’s Address to #UgandaWarVictims

Desmond Tutu’s Address to #UgandaWarVictims

In May 2014, the African Youth Initiative (AYINET) hosted the National War Victims’ Conference in Kampala, Uganda. The event provided a powerful platform for war victims in Africa to engage with Government, civil society and development partners, and proved to be a springboard for greater global awareness of the plight of war victims.

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Al Jazeera's Tutu's Children Series: Part 4

Al Jazeera's Tutu's Children Series: Part 4

Episode 4: 'The baton has been passed'


In part 4 of 4,  as the leaders' fellowship comes to an end, Al Jazeera asks if the young Africans have been transformed into great leaders.

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Al Jazeera's Tutu's Children Series: Part 3

Al Jazeera's Tutu's Children Series: Part 3

Episode 3: Getting to the heart of leadership


In part 3 of 4, watch the 25 young Africans must prove that they can translate talk into real change.

 

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Al Jazeera's Tutu's Children Series: Part 2

Al Jazeera's Tutu's Children Series: Part 2

Episode 2: Sharing Archbishop Tutu's dream


The young leaders have an emotional meeting with Desmond Tutu and are warned of the pitfalls of leading in Africa. In part 2 of 4, watch how each of the 25 top African professionals who have arrived in Cape Town for a leadership retreat have their own idea of what the continent needs from their generation of leaders.



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Al Jazeera's Tutu's Children Series: Part 1

Al Jazeera's Tutu's Children Series: Part 1

Episode 1: A new moral task force for Africa?


Great leadership may be in short supply but an African experiment championed by Desmond Tutu offers hope for the future. In part 1 of 4, watch this stirring look into how 25 remarkable young Africans were chosen and groomed to form a new moral task force. One that promises to transform its home continent.



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