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Reuters/Jonathan Ernst - Attendees applaud U.S. President Barack Obama (not pictured) takes the stage for remarks at the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit in Washington, August 3, 2015.

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The Young African Leaders Initiative: Soft power, smart power

July 19, 2016, Witney Schneidman

Witney Schneidman highlights the broad impact and future of President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), which aims to engage Africa’s youth, principally through events coordinated by U.S. embassies throughout the region.

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