Deadline: 26 March, 2021

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) has opened applications for the YALI Regional Leadership Centre Southern Africa (RLC-SA) Programme.

The RLC-SA is designed to develop young African leaders in business and entrepreneurship development; civic leadership; and public management and governance.

The YALI Regional Leadership Centres are a project of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation.


  • Round-trip transportation to the programme
  • Lodging, meals, and course materials


  • Open to young leaders between the ages of 18 and 35
  • Applicant should demonstrate commitment to positively impact communities, countries, and the African continent
  • Applicant should be involved and/or experienced in the education sector
  • Open to nationals of Angola, Botswana, Comoros Islands, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Eswatini, Zambia and Zimbabwe

To apply and for more information, click here.

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