Return of the Icons

adminJul 19, 20211 min read

in conversation with Onyekachi Wambu (AFFORD) and Neil Curtis (Aberdeen University) These icons, cultural and human, left the continent at a period of a great imbalance in power. As we seek a new equitable and rebalanced relationship between the UK and Africa, this is an important moment to seek win/win opportunities not just in trade but also cultural and human interactions.Onyekachi Wambu Welcome to the first in an occasional series…


HRH Prince Phillip

adminApr 12, 20211 min read

On behalf of the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) and our partners in the Commonwealth, we send our sincere condolences to HM Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family on the passing of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. May he…


Culture In A Time of Crisis

adminMar 30, 20212 min read

AFFORD together with the African Union and the United Nations Population Fund hosted a panel discussion to commemorate International Day of Remembrance of Slavery victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade on March 25th. There were opening remarks from Dr.…


Charles Godfrey Kazibwe

adminFeb 3, 20212 min read

It’s with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Charles Godfrey Kazibwe, CEO of Transform Africa and friend to AFFORD. Charles Godfrey Kazibwe Onyekachi Wambu, our Executive Director paid tribute to a fellow Diaspora Warrior. It was a…


How Can We Build Back Better?

adminJan 25, 20211 min read

We’ve had a crisis. We can see where the cracks are even more now than we did before. So it really is about how we fix the situation. How do we build back from what’s broken?”says our Deputy Director Stella…

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