Category Archives: Training

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Diaspora Engagement Projects in the Health Sector in Africa

Diaspora Engagement Projects in the Health Sector in Africa. International Organization for Migration (IOM) “…Many African countries experience a significant loss of skilled professionals who migrate to Europe, North America and…

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Nigeria – Diaspora Engagement

Needs Assessment in the Nigerian Education Sector. International Organization for Migration (IOM), Nigeria. May 2014. Description: Statistics from the Central Bank of Nigeria indicate that in 2012 Nigerians living abroad remitted USD…

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Grooming the Next Generation of Business Leaders In Africa – CNBC Africa

Grooming the Next Generation of Business Leaders In Africa – Mandela Washington Fellows / Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Video. CNBC Africa. 22 May 2015. President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative…

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Creating a Level Playing Field for Social Innovators in Africa

Creating a Level Playing Field for Social Innovators in Africa. Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli. Stanford Social Innovation Review Blog. June 3, 2015. By supporting local innovators, we can solve more social problems…

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Meet the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows

Meet the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows [President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)]. The 500 Fellows in the 2015 cohort of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders are scheduled to…

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“Leading in Public Life” – Young Leaders Programme

“Leading in Public Life” – Young Leaders Programme (University of Cape Town, South Africa). Leading in Public Life is a leadership development initiative of the Building Bridges Programme of the University…

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Rockefeller Foundation pumping $100 million into Africa’s digital scene

  Africa is where it is at and its digital/tech scene is all the rage. Bigwigs are noticing the continent. The latest group to take interest in Africa is the…

Recent Perspectives: Brain Drain, Brain Gain and Diaspora Africans

  More than Just Sending Money Home: Engaging the Diaspora as a Priority for Africa’s Development. In Foresight Africa: Top Priorities for the Continent in 2013. Anne W. Kamau and Mwangi S. Kimenyi….

African Leadership Network: Why We Launched The African Leadership Academy

By ALN | Published: JULY 20, 2012 My colleagues and I were inspired to start ALA because we were tired of complaining about the state of affairs in Africa and not doing anything about…

ADDRESSING AFRICA’S HUMILIATION: ‘BRAIN GAIN’/’BRAIN CIRCULATION’ DIASPORA NETWORKS FOR AFRICAN PROGRESS

This brief provides an overview of the role of “Brain Drain”/Diaspora Africans (BDAs) in fostering African progress, in the context of the reality that most accomplished BDAs, for a variety…