Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship United Kingdom


The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) is an African foundation, established in 2006 with one focus: the critical importance of governance and leadership in Africa. It is our belief that governance and leadership lie at the heart of any tangible and shared improvement in the quality of life of African citizens.


Name of Primary Programme
Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship
Programme Start Date
Telephone Number
+44 (0)20 7535 5067
Programme Type
Leadership Development Programme
Numbers of programme participants annually
25 - 250
Telephone Number - alternate
+44 (0)20 7535 5067
Programme Funders
Government, Philanthropic, Corporate
Region from which participants are selected
Organisation website
Government funding
African Development Bank, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, APRM, NEPAD, The Commonwealth
African country or countries of programme delivery
Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, South Africa, Tunisia
Programme Contact email
Philanthropic funders
Mo Ibrahim Foundation; Kofi Annan Foundation – Electoral Integrity Initiative (EII)
Region of programme delivery
Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe
Country of operation
United Kingdom
Corporate funders
The International Trade Centre, SOAS, University of London, Women Political Leaders Global Forum, Crisis Management Initiative (CMI), OECD Development Centre Global Network of Foundations
Are programmes continuing?
Organisation Name
Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Leadership organisation location

35 Portman Square, Marylebone, London W1H 6LR, UK
1904 hits Report Recommend:

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.