2019 Mandela Washington Fellows

Chargé d’Affaires Robert Whitehead hosted a lunch for the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows at his residence on Wednesday March 11. The returning Mandela Fellows shared their US experience during the lunch while praising the program and comparing the United States policies to Gabon’s. The discussion covered the volunteerism aspect in the United States and how ... Read More»

Chargé Samuel Watson meets with the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows

The 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship program selected five candidates from Gabon and three from Sao Tome and Principe. The group of eight young leaders join 700 from across Africa to participate in this prestigious program.   The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). ... Read More»

The Mandela Washington Fellows Head to the United States

Five young leaders from Gabon and three young leaders from Sao Tome and Principe are on their way to the United States to take part in the Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI).  The Mandela Washington Fellowship brings together 700 Fellows from sub-Saharan Africa in a program that ... Read More»
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