US Government Supports Young African Leaders

Press Release Monday, 13 June 2016 For more information please contact: Cindy Harvey  Johannesburg, South Africa – More than 140 rising young African leaders met in Johannesburg, South Africa June 9 – 11, 2016 to collaborate on their role in driving sustainable development and a prosperous future for Africa. In support of U.S. President Barack ...
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Presidential Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The Presidential Summit commences today, July 28, and runs until July 30. It brings together 500 of sub-Saharan Africa’s most promising young leaders, including 46 from South Africa, to meet with U.S. entrepreneurs, government officials, and civil society representatives. The event will feature plenary sessions with Members of Congress, leaders in international development, and representatives ...
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Opportunities to Interview South Africa’s 2014 YALI Washington Fellows

Pretoria— The U.S. Embassy is pleased to introduce the 46 young South Africans who will participate in the inaugural year of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).  This diverse group of individuals come from all nine South African provinces and were all chosen ...
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