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Want to keep your eye on the pulse of the continent? Our news & blog articles will do just that. With six growing sector communities, we will not only bring you news on these sectors in Africa, but we will also keep you updated on what our network members are doing.

Health

Health

Reflections: My Internship at the University of Global Health Equity

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Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Developing Sustainable Climate Smart Farming

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Health

Health

Reflections on the AL for Health Gathering 21

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

Lloyd Teta’s Success in Charting the Way on Social Impact

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

How Team Afrisol Won at the ALA Summer Engineering Academy

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Agribusiness

Agribusiness

The Reality of Being an Intern

Internships usually get a bad rap from both potential interns and companies that offer internships. The intern is best known as one who does all the boring fun stuff such as filing and bringing in tea. “Interns do not add value,” I heard an Executive say. Perhaps that’s why some companies do not offer paid […]

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Health

Health

One Unique Gap Year Changed This West African Alum

I grew up in a small town in Lagos, Nigeria, where almost everyone was either an entrepreneur or someone related to a business owner. This exposure introduced me to the world of entrepreneurship at an early age and helped fuel my passion for problem-solving. One of the pressing issues I identified as a young child […]

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

How Two ALA Alum are Working Towards a Greener Africa

In a 2018 publication, United Nations Environment Programme released that about 125 million tonnes of municipal solid waste was generated in Africa in 2012. It is expected that this figure should double by 2025. Further statistics show that approximately 13% of this generated waste is plastic. That is more than 16 million tonnes! We consume […]

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