Youth

Tanzania’s Youngest Member of Parliament Working For Inclusive Governance

“Now I know, ‘if you want to go fast, walk alone but if you want to go [far], walk together.’” Speaking the words of an African proverb, Joshua Nassari demonstrates th

2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship Application Now Open

Applications for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders are being accepted now through Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Launched in 2014, the Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of President Obama’s 

Liberian Youth Leading Efforts to End Ebola Crisis

“Ebola is everybody’s business… we need to work to ensure we win this fight against Ebola before it consumes our country and destroys the hard earned peace and stability we sought for so many years.” – S. Aaron Weah-Weah III

IREX Seeks Experts to Review Fellowship Applications

IREX is seeking qualified experts to read and score applications for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Ideal readers are academics and/or profess

Why Microsoft Invests in African Youth

“The focus of Microsoft 4Afrika is to really bring that enabling capability of technology primarily to the youth and small business owners in Africa,” says

Fighting for Equal Access to Education in Kenya

Josephine Kulea considers herself lucky because she completed secondary school, college, and nursing school - opportunities that many girls in her Kenyan village did not have.

Creating a Love of Literacy in Rural Uganda

No one knows better than Angella Bulamu what a powerful tool literacy can be.
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