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Join the Newleaders.Africa site or use SITE SEARCH to browse for talent

Please choose from the three pathways below whether you should register; have already received login credentials from your leadership initiative; or, are an organisational representative.



Join Newleaders.Africa

To join Africa's premiere networking site, please select the Register button below.Newleaders is open to all Africans 25-50, who are alumni of partnering leadership initiatives.  After registering, validate the email address sent to you. After validating your email address, complete your profile to participate in the community. Note that your registration must be approved by your alumnus organisation before you will be granted access to the site. 



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Pre-validated Accounts

African leadership initiative alumni who have had their account information pre-supplied and validated by the program or initiative they attended will receive a site-generated email with login information.  On their first log in, members must complete their profiles in full to participate on this site.

Members with these types of user accounts will have an icon on their profiles.

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Find verifiable talent

It is often challenging to identify the next layer of new emerging leaders. seeks to be the go-to platform to help the private sector, multinationals, conference organisers, governments, Regional Economic Communities, the African Union, and other institutions looking for new African leaders. This site showcases people who have undergone verifiable leadership training, are passionate about making a difference and are experts in their fields - leaders of today and tomorrow.

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Some of the key reasons to join or use the Newleaders.Africa site

Are you a Newleader?

Networking Opportunities

Connect and collaborate with other young African leaders and also be discoverable to governments, the private sector, non-profits and other organisations where you can contribute to Africa’s development.

Are you seeking talent?

Verifiable talent pool

It is often challenging to identify new emerging leaders. The private sector, governments, and non-profit organisations looking for new African leaders can find them here.  The members of this site are the alumni of a study that mapped the landscape of leadership initiatives developing young African leaders.

Are you a leadership initiative?

Get your alumni profiled

You have invested in leadership development and feel that your alumni could benefit from greater visibility, please partner with us to have them included. 

Only alumni of partnering programmes make up the membership base of Newleaders.Africa

Verifiable Talent Pool

It is often challenging to identify new emerging leaders. The private sector, governments, the AU, and NGOs looking for new African leaders find them here.

Source Talent

Leadership Alumni

AFLI conducted a continent-wide project to indentify initiatives providing leadership training to young African leaders.  Their alumni collectively use this site.


Professional networking

Connect with other young African leaders and be discoverable to African governments, the private sector, NGOs, and others.


Leadership Programmes

If your African leadership programme is not yet part of this site, please get in touch to be included in partnering with us.  Only alumni of partnering programmes make up its membership.