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How to Ace a Job Search with a Criteria Cognitive Aptitude...

Hey there, job seekers! Ready to put your brain to the test? Let's talk about something that's becoming a big deal in the job...


Is the Cover Letter Necessary?

Hey there, job seekers! Ever wondered if that cover letter you're agonizing over is really worth the effort? You're not alone! Let's dive into...
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Embracing Refugee Talent Across Africa

Did you know that around 30 million internally displaced persons, refugees and asylum-seekers live in Africa, representing almost one-third of the world's refugee population?...
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Creating Inclusive Employment: The Future of Work with a Twist

Imagine a workplace where everyone, regardless of their abilities, is valued and empowered to contribute their best. That's what inclusive employment is all about,...
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How to Address Career Gaps on Your CV: A Comprehensive Guide

Hey there, job seekers! Let's talk about something that makes many of us squirm – those pesky gaps in our work history. You know,...


Why “Culture Fit” Matters in Your Job Search

As you navigate the job market, you've likely encountered the term "culture fit." But what does it really mean, and why is it crucial...
A promotional image for "AL for Infrastructure Demo Day," which is scheduled for June 19, 2024. It features logos of African Leadership Academy, Hindsight Ventures, and apix. The event focuses on manufacturing, environment, transportation, and financial services. A "Register Now" button is at the bottom.


Innovation Unleashed: June 19 Hackathon Highlights

On June 19, a dynamic hackathon brought together some of the brightest minds in technology and innovation, focusing on solving critical issues in manufacturing,...



O noosso trabalho é possível graças ao generoso apoio de centenas de parceiros que investiram na nossa missão de desenvolver a próxima geração de líderes para o continente Africano. Abaixo estão alguns dos parceiros de longa data e de alto impacto da ALA. Para uma lista completa de nossos parceiros, consulte o Relatório Anual da ALA.


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