Mandela Fellows Receive Training at Denver’s Posner Center

DENVER (Africa News Matters) —Since its inception in 2014, the Mandela Washington Fellowship program has seen participation from more than 5000 young African leaders from all countries on the continent. That’s according to the Department of State’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) program website.   The fellowship program, a significant part of YALI, works in…

In Case You Missed It: 8/1/16-8/7/16

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa In this week’s news, 54 countries are represented at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio and President Obama speaks to the Young African Leaders Initiative. Fifty-Four African Nations Attending Rio Olympics Of the 54 African countries competing in this years’ Olympics, only one team contends…