Friends of the African Union

We, the African Diaspora in the USA, can be a change Africa needs – now .

Site-Wide Activity

  • The Wilson Center Africa Program for a discussion on Building Peace in the Central African Republic: The Role of Agricultural Extension Services on Monday, October 21 from 2:00-3:30 pm in the Wilson Cent […]

  • Dr. Chihombori-Quao, a US-trained doctor, took up the position in 2017 and had strong views on France’s occupation and hold over its former African colonies, which she shared publicly.  In her role, Amb. Ar […]

  • Friends of the African Union congratulates His Excellency Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, on being the 100th recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for his “…efforts to achieve peace and inte […]

  • Who are we joining?

    The United Nations Association of the United States (UNA-USA) is a movement of Americans dedicated to supporting the United Nations. With over 20,000 members (60% under the age of 26) […]

  • The African Diaspora Directorate & its co-founders, such as Friends of the African Union, members and affiliates believes that public-private partnership debt purchasing program (The Daniels IDIQ) can be a […]

  • In NYC on September 28th 2019 at 6PM EST meet the
    Chairperson(s) of Departments of the African Union Economic Social and Cultural
    Council (AU/ECOSOCC) in an Evening Affirming Roots Between Africa and Her
    African […]

  • In 2007 the United Nations General Assembly resolved to observe 15 September as the International Day of Democracy—with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy

    On this Inter […]

  • Mugabe was instrumental in gaining independence for Zimbabwe from the United Kingdom and overthrowing the majority-white ruling party in 1980. However, he became regarded as a serial violator of human rights.

  • King Mswati III of Swaziland announced that he was renaming the country “the Kingdom of eSwatini”  in a stadium during celebrations last year (2018) for the 50th anniversary of Swazi independence.
    The […]

  • FYI this date August 29h 2019 to all who read,
    WHEREAS our Actions this year as a cofounder of the African Diaspora Directorate who on August 25th at the 1619 Commemoration of the African Diaspora Directorate i […]

  • In 2005, the African Union defined the African Diaspora (AU) as “… peoples of African descent and heritage living outside the continent, irrespective of their citizenship, and who remain committed to contr […]

  • #BlackFolksPlan

  • We started today the 25-day countdown to August 25th the 400 years of African Americans Commemoration Act (1619-2019)

    Finalize by August 25th 2018 the new working charter for the African Diaspora Directorate […]

  • Congresswoman Bass, “400 years ago this year, our ancestors were first brought to North America in chains. Today, 13 members of the Congressional Black Caucus returned to the dungeons in Ghana, where the […]

  • It took just five weeks to prepare a proposal for Amazon HQ2, what can we do on top of that by August 25th 2019, this time for the people of Baltimore

    In the case of Baltimore POTUS has given us an […]

  • UpFront TV  Published this on Jul 31, 2019

    Members from the Congressional Black Caucus led by Congresswoman Bass and Speaker of the House Polosi lay a wreath Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and Memorial Park

    Kwame N […]

  • U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in Ghana as the head of a Congressional delegation to hold discussions with President Nana Akufo-Addo Monday and to address Ghana’s lawmakers on Wednesday.
    While in Ghana, P […]

  • On Monday, 29th July, 2019, the Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Speaker Pelosi, together with members of the US Congressional Black Caucus, were at Jubilee House to pay a courtesy call on the […]

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