South Africa Oprah to the rescue?

Commey, Pusch
February 2007
New African;Feb2007, Issue 459, p10
The article reports on the significant opening of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls founded by talk-show host Oprah Winfrey in January 2, 2007 in Johannesburg, South Africa. According to Winfrey she wanted to give high quality education to poor intelligent girls who have embroiled in poverty as she believes that the most vital aspect of life is having acquired good education. She adds that she is looking for the opportunity to change the paradigm about what African women can do.


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