Are you a young South African between the ages of 25 and 35? Are you proficient in reading, writing and speaking English? Are you involved in public or community service, volunteerism or mentorship? Do you have a proven record of leadership and accomplishment in public service, business or entrepreneurship?
If you answered yes to all the above questions, then you are eligible for the Mandela Washington Youth African Leaders Initiative by the US government.
US embassy in South Africa representative Steve Stark spoke to 702's John Robbie about the Young African Leaders Initiative.
Listen to the conversation below:
Visit the US Embassy's website https://youngafricanleaders.state.gov for more information. Applications for prospective candidates start on October 1 and close on November 1.