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Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute

Cultivating Africa's next generation of thought leaders

Launched in 2010, the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI) serves as a platform to groom change agents who could address and solve African challenges and issues. The institute also plays a significant role in priming tomorrow’s leaders with numerous students applying for admission every year and taking initiatives that seek to implement what they learn at TMALI.

Patron of TMALI

Patron of TMALI

Mr Thabo Mbeki is a thought leader who remains close to visible leadership.

His profile as an intellectual, policy shaper and mediator has been built over a lifetime.

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Programmes & admission

Five Short Learning Programmes are offered by TMALI. These programmes aim to, amongst other things, inspire students to define what needs to be done to achieve Africa's renaissance.

All TMALI programmes have specific entry requirements.

Get more details on the specific programmes and how to apply for admission.


Registration 2015: Opens on 24 November 2014 and closes on 23 January 2015. Download Registration Form (PDF)

Call for Papers: 2015 AFRICAN UNITY FOR RENAISSANCE CONFERENCE AND AFRICA DAY EXPO. Theme: 2015 and Beyond: Engaging Agenda 2063.  Read more

Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke delivered a thought provoking keynote address during a conference hosted by TMALI & MISTRA themed '20 Years of Democracy; so where to now?'  Download the audio recording, and full text of his speech

Book list by Thabo Mbeki: Our Patron, Former President Thabo Mbeki has compiled a list of reading materials for Young Africanits. For the booklist. Read more

Updated 23 January 2015

Publications & DVDs

Perspectives on Thought Leadership for Africa's RenewalThere are a wide range of TMALI related books and DVDs on offer.

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