Can youth speak for themselves?

Are youth capable of leading Africa out of trouble? I recently heard President Olusegun Obasanjo, formerly of Nigeria speak of a letter that he received from a 27 year old young lady (given his advanced age, he called her a girl, and to him she must be), wherein she wrote of her concerns as a …

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#ApostADay: Taking up the Challenge and leading ladies.

At work, I have some ladies who I often refer to as “my ladies”. In the early days of the Open Institute’s life, we were very male and undiverse. As we grew, we made a decision to strengthen our gender diversity by prefering to employ qualified, smart women in every new hire. Not affirmative action …

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Experiences from the Washington Fellowship

Here are some posts of my experiences as a young African leader participating in the Washington Fellowship. It has been a very rewarding few weeks – life changing in fact. Post by Al Kags. Post by Al Kags. Post by Al Kags. Post by Al Kags. Post by Al Kags.

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