ALI - South Africa South Africa


ALI South Africa is one of the Africa Leadership Initiatives divisions. It currently comprises of 9 Fellowship classes with 171 Fellows—this is in addition to Fellows in West Africa, East Africa, and Mozambique. The Fellows are men and women between the ages of 35 and 50, who are successful in their fields of influence. 60% of these Fellows come from the business sector, while 20% are derived from government, and the remaining 20%, from civil society organizations. These Fellows are committed to promoting – and personally exemplifying — effective, values-based leadership in their countries. The Fellows in South Africa are selected by a Selection Committee who applies a crafted criterion for a balanced class of differing viewpoints — a class that will stimulate constructive debates.


Name of Primary Programme
ALI - South Africa
Region from which participants are selected
Southern Africa
Telephone Number - alternate
Programme Type
Leadership Development Programme
African country or countries of programme delivery
South Africa
Organisation website
Programme Funders
Region of programme delivery
Southern Africa
Programme Contact email
Corporate funders
Yellow Woods; Barlow World
Are programmes continuing?
Country of operation
South Africa
Programme Start Date
Telephone Number
Organisation Name
Africa Leadership Initiative
Numbers of programme participants annually
25 - 250

Leadership organisation location

Unit 17C, 2nd Floor, 1 Bompas Rd, Dunkeld West, Randburg, 2196, South Africa
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About AFLI



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.