14 September 2017

Angola: 700 Young African Benefit From Mandela Washington Fellowship

Luanda — At least 700 young African leaders will benefit from academic courses and leadership training at universities in United States of America in 2018 as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship.

This was said by the US attaché for Press, Culture and Education to Angola, Naomi Mattos, during a press conference on the scholarship's applications, whose onset took place on 13 September lasting to 11 October, 2017.

According to the US official, Angola will benefit from 14 scholarships to attend academic courses on leadership training, public administration, entrepreneurship and civic commitment to be conducted in six weeks.

Mandela Washington Fellowship is an American initiative, whose purpose is to support young African leaders for the promotion of growth and prosperity in Africa. It was created in 2010, having already benefited 50 Angolan citizens.

The applicants must be 25 to 35 years old and knowledge on public administration entrepreneurship and civic leadership and be fluent in English.


Dos Santos to Quit Politics

The Angola's ruling MPLA party president, José Eduardo dos Santos, reaffirmed Friday in Luanda that he is leaving… Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

Copyright © 2017 Angola Press Agency. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.