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“Africa is said to be the next frontier.” Ambassador Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye, Ambassador of Nigeria to the United States, stood before a room of close to 150 leaders convened at the Africa Forum, a half-day series of c...

1. Leadership is an act of service At this year’s American Society for Training and Development Conference, servant leadership was the most pressing mandate issued by those sung and unsung heroes who have dedicated their lives to developing leaders. During four full days of programming, 9,000 learni...

Yesterday evening, thinking I’d relax and catch up—at least virtually—with some friends, I opened my Facebook account. As I scrolled through, I once again saw that post that has become all too ubiquitous, complaining about foreign aid. You know the one—it says that in America our homeless don’t eat,...

Jane Kiambo remembers the mud brick school she attended when she was growing up in Gachagi, a self-described slum one hour from Nairobi, Kenya. “Sometimes when it would rain, parts of the building would be swept away,” she recalled. “You would feel cold.” Many years later, Jane is now a teacher at a...

Nigeria is now the largest economy in Africa—what are the opportunities ahead for partnership and growth? Nigeria is a huge market. By size, it is five countries in one, more or less, so for any business, the market is there. And then there is our growing democracy. We certainly have our challenges,...