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Roger Dickinson: Life as an independent social entrepreneur

ALI Fellow, Roger Dickinson from Class II: Kilimanjaro opens up about his life as an independent social entrepreneur, social change facilitator and transformative scenario planner. He lets us in on how being a Fellow has opened up his perspectives on social issues and how it has been a driving force in his work, which focusses on social change initiatives around transforming primary education; re...

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History owes you nothing – Interview with Logan Wort

“History owes you nothing,” says ALI Fellow, Logan Wort. Click here to watch the full interview where he discusses his life experiences detailing his background as a young activist and his various encounters during the struggle days. Having been engaged all his life in the struggle for liberation movement, he believes today that all who were invested in the struggle are somewhat prisoners ...

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WATCH: Raymond Ledwaba’s Speech about the MBA World Summit 2018

YALI Fellow Raymond Ledwaba, 2015 alumni of the MBA World Summit, agreed to partner with MBA World Summit organisers to bring the MBA World Summit to South Africa in 2018. “We are happy and proud of the opportunity to host the MBA World Summit in partnership with the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business to be able to put emphasis on the immense challenges the African continent in...

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10 Years of the McNulty Prize: Elevating high-impact leadership around the world

Since 2008, the McNulty Prize has recognized life-changing ventures from Aspen Global Leadership Network fellows. “A Decade of Impact — 10 Years of the McNulty Prize” – A short film looking back at the Prize, our Laureates, and their amazing work. 2017 marks the tenth awarding of the John P. McNulty Prize, the Laureates of which will be announced at the Resnick Aspen Action Fo...

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Interview with Roger Dickinson (A-Better-Africa.com).

A Better Africa is an online education platform initiated by social entrepreneur and ALI Fellow, Roger Dickinson (Class II: Kilimanjaro). The digital platform enables users and organisations to collaborate, share ideas, and make an impact in the education sector. The smart digital platform houses a five-fold community. The first community consists of educational institutions including ECD Centers...

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Interviews with the FUEL Team

Fifteen years ago, Charles Luyckx (from Class IV: Kalipha) and Gary Campbell (from Class III: Seriti), identified a missing link in the South African education system. That link was nutrition. FUEL is an acronym that stands for Feed. Educate. Uplift. Love. FUEL is a fully funded non-profit initiative that collaborates with the South African government to feed our school children and transform the...

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Interviews with Andrew Zaloumis and iSimangaliso Wetland Park Team

iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the top eight biodiversity hotspots in the world. Yet, amidst such natural plenty, it is also one of South Africa’s poorest regions, with over 80 percent of the surrounding people living in dire poverty, and only 15 percent formally employed. Meet Andrew Zaloumis, a lifelong conservationist and anti-apartheid activist, who f...

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Interviews with the Bulungula Incubator Team

Bulungula Incubator: The best way to transform a rural community is through the community itself. Tackling rural poverty effectively, is a challenge as Education and Healthcare remain the keys to meaningful transformation. Through the Africa Leadership Initiative (ALI), our Fellows have been able to create and provide impactful projects that are making a difference in South Africa. Our Fellows a...

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WATCH: Justice Malala interviews Pravin Gordhan

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan chats to political analyst and Class II: Kilimanjaro Fellow Justice Malala at the annual Cape Town Open Book Festival. ...

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WATCH: Kwanele Enuf is Enuf TV Ad

Kwanele Enuf is a zero tolerance campaign by ALI Fellow Andy Kawa, that aims to break the chains of silence surrounding rape and sexual violence. Rape, sexual violence and gender based violence affects us all, no matter our gender, race or religion. With this video we aim to bring together the voices of all South Africans, standing together to say “Enuf is Enuf” Read more about Andy Kawa ⟶ ...

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TEACH South Africa: Interviews with the Founding Members

TEACH South Africa: How a challenge of quality education gave birth to a solution that would impact young South African scholars in disadvantaged areas. Read more about TEACH South Africa ⟶    ...

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WATCH: Trevor Ncube on CNN’s #Amanpour #ThisFlag Interview on Zimbabwe

About ALI Fellow Trevor Ncube: Trevor Ncube is Chairman of Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) based in Zimbabwe, a company he co-founded 19 years ago. AMH owns four newspaper titles in Zimbabwe namely NewsDay (daily), Southern Eye (regional daily), The Zimbabwe Independent (business weekly) and The Standard (Sunday). Ncube is also controlling shareholder and Executive Deputy Chairman of the Mail & Gu...

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Pravin Gordhan vs ALI Fellow Justice Malala in heavyweight debate on economy

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is taking on Justice Malala, the political commentator and Financial Mail columnist, on Wednesday August 24 in the Cape Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s second Rumble in the Urban Jungle event this year. Ray Hartley live-blogged the action here: http://bit.ly/2bC2ROF ...

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Adrian Enthoven guest lecturer at the 5th annual FVZS Honorary Lecture

Adrian Enthoven delivered a speech at the annual Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Lecture at the University of Stellenbosch on 4 August 2016. In his words “The speech is an attempt to make a case for a much more vocal and active political “centre” in our society and what the focus of this centre might look like…” You can read the full speech here or alternatively you can watch it ...

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Micro documentary: Bulungula Incubator (McNulty Prize Winner 2014)

The $100,000 Prize goes to Réjane Woodroffe and Bulungula Incubator. Learn more at mcnultyprize.org/#laureates ...

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Honoring the McNulty Prize Winner Bulungula Incubator at the 2014 Annual Awards Dinner

Bob Steel recognizes the 2014 McNulty Prize Winner, Réjane Woodroffe. Woodroffe’s leadership project is called Bulungula Incubator. The John P. McNulty Prize seeks to inspire individuals from around the world to make a real difference in their communities by recognizing the very best in high-impact leadership. http://mcnultyprize.org/#home Source: The Aspen Institute ...

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