AFFORD Business Club legal clinics with Morrison & Foerster LLP

Following on from the success of the ABC Legal Seminar on Thursday 20th September , AFFORD Business Club are offering members access to an exclusive series of Legal Clinics with experienced lawyers from an internationally-renowned law firm, Morrison and Foerster LLP. The Clinics will be an opportunity to have a one-to-one consultation with a specialist lawyer in […]

Rwandan Diaspora in the UK 2018 Study Presentation – London & Coventry

  The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the Rwanda High Commission (RHC) and the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) are co-hosting two events in the UK for the Rwandan community to present findings and recommendations from a recent study of Rwandans in the UK and gather feedback and comments on the content; to provide an […]


UK Visa Refusals for African Visitors

Chi Onwurah MP, Chair of the APPG for Africa, invites you to a parliamentary meeting to discuss UK visa refusals for African visitors. On Tuesday 22nd January from 6pm until 7.30pm in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House, House of Commons The meeting provides an opportunity for guests from a diversity of sectors including academic, cultural, […]


ABC Connects Fashion With Africa

ABC Connect is the AFFORD Business Club’s monthly networking event. It is an opportunity to network with members and gain some insight from experts in various fields.ABC Connect in January 2019 will be a roundtable discussion focusing on the business of fashion in Africa and reaching wider markets. We will be hearing from industry experts, successful […]

Free – £10

Diaspora Professionals in Development and Humanitarian Spaces

  Join us on Tuesday 12 February 2019 at the Connecting Diaspora UK Networking Event "Diaspora professionals in development and humanitarian spaces" co-hosted by Shabaka, the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) and Centre of African Studies SOAS, University of London. Connecting Diaspora UK is a networking event for diaspora professionals working in the development and […]


ABC Connect

  ABC Connect in February will be a partner event with Business Networking and Growth London an exciting networking and social event targeted at the ambitious Black business owner. In relaxed City settings, come along with your business cards, product samples etc. to network, sell and build relationships with like-minded businesses. The event attracts business owners, directors and […]


Doing Business in Zimbabwe Webinar

You are exclusively invited to participate in a webinar hosted by the AFFORD Business Club (ABC), which will be focused on Doing Business in Zimbabwe. The speakers will include Na Ncube of The Global Native, Busi Bango of EMPRETEC and Denise Rawls of AFFORD UK as a facilitator.  We will be covering: • How to […]

ABC Webinar: Men, Business and Wellbeing

Join us for our webinar which will be focused on Men, Business and Wellbeing. We will be covering: The challenges faced by men in business, and ways to overcome these Advice for managing responsibilities and expectations of self The importance of taking care of your mental health and where to go for support and guidance […]

ABC Legal Clinics

The ABC Legal Clinics provide ABC Members access to an exclusive series of Clinics with experienced lawyers from the internationally-renowned law firm, Morrison and Foerster LLP. The Clinics are an opportunity to have a one-to-one consultation with a specialist lawyer in your area of work, who will provide pro-bono advice and guidance on any legal […]

Advance your Skills with an African Language

At AFFORD we recognise that the young generation of diaspora Africans wish to give back and connect with Africa in new ways outside of remittance giving. They wish to know how to tap into the emerging opportunities of a fast moving, rapidly changing continent with language being a key way to do so. Diaspora Experience […]

ABC Webinar: What investors are looking for with Christelle Kupa & Rubelyn Alcantara from Uhusiano Capital (UK)

Join  Christelle Kupa and Rubelyn Alcantra of Uhusiano Capital who will : Their experience of running an Investment Fund What they look for from entrepreneurs as investors Their thoughts on what diaspora entrepreneurs should be focused on in terms of business in Africa Tips for entrepreneurs seeking investment This webinar is free to attend register […]

Tourism in Africa

Our ABC Connect for September will be a roundtable looking at tourism in Africa. We’ll be looking at the different challenges of organising travel in Africa, practicalities of setting up a travel enterprise, how to grow the business etc. We look forward to seeing you at this industry-focused event which is part of the AFFORD […]

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