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As Africa votes, U.S. partnerships support democratic growth

In Africa, 2015 might become known as the year of elections; nearly half the continent’s population will vote in presidential and parliamentary elections.

People will pay to see where their food comes from

Farm owners are creating new income by luring tourists willing to pay to spend the morning learning to milk a cow or the afternoon...

Mental illness is more common than you think

Being healthy is about maintaining both physical and mental well-being. While most people know what to do when someone they know gets sick or...

She’s outfitting South Africa’s hip-hop scene

Over the next five years, millions of businesses around the world owned and run by women will expand by at least six employees, predicts the Global...
President Obama speaking to young Southeast Asian leaders at a town hall event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (AP Images)

President Obama is calling the next generation of young leaders. Will...

Will you be one of 500 men and women selected for a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Fellowship?  Speaking in Burma, President Obama announced that...
President Obama speaking to group of young Africans (AP Images)

Our tips can help you score a Mandela Washington Fellowship

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders brings 500 of Africa’s most promising young leaders to top U.S. universities for six weeks of...
People raising their hands to ask question (AP Images)

Want to be part of the next class of young African...

Have you heard about the Mandela Washington Fellows? They’re a vibrant group of young entrepreneurs, activists and public officials from across sub-Saharan Africa selected...
African woman with Mandela sticker. Fellowship for Young African Leaders honors Mandela (AP Images)

Calling Young Africans! Will YOU meet President Obama in 2015?

For 500 young African men and women, six weeks of academic study, training and mentoring in the United States could be a turning point...