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Welcome to the new generation of African leaders


The Programme for African Leadership, based at LSE’s Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa is an extra-curricular programme focused on leadership development and networking. It is available exclusively to graduate students of African nationality currently studying at the School.

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A Year in Review PfAL12 Recap! 

What a year! And what an amazing cohort the PfAL 12 has been! With the skills learnt, and social and academic networks built, there is no doubt this set of changemakers are ready to take on the world and create solutions, policies, and initiatives that would provide transformational impact to the continent and the global stage. We look forward to watching this promising and amazing future unfold. 

Take a look into the highlights of PfAL 12!

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PfAL Guide to London

From opening a bank account to getting around London, healthcare and gym access to getting connected and calling home, this guide covers it all. 

Read the PfAL12 Guide to London to discover help on student accommodation, entertainment, languages and museums, as well as all of the highlights for the best African restaurants, museums and spaces the British capital has to offer. 

View the PfAL12 Guide to London


A collaborative experience, with the programme’s focus balanced between professional development/opportunity exploration and building a network of Africa-focused problem solvers.

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Programme for African Leadership, Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa, 8th Floor, Pethick-Lawrence House, Clement's Inn, London, WC2A 2AE

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