African diaspora social networks

Discussion Forums

Africa World - Diaspora Opportunities and Issues
"Opportunities (volunteer, jobs, academic, business) and Announcements (conferences, events, news) in the African Diaspora."

Afri-Phil - Philosophy of African Society
"A forum for the exchange of views, experiences, techniques, and professional information pertaining to the teaching and study of the philosophical thought of African and African-diaspora cultures." The listowners are: Emmanuel Eze, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania; Bruce B. Janz, Augustana University College, Alberta, Canada; Frank Wilson, Bucknell University.

Women in Africa & the African Diaspora (WAAD) - Discussion List
A moderated discussion list, in English and French, on gender issues. To subscribe to the English section, send an e-mail to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.IUPUI.EDU In the Message area put: SUBSCRIBE WAAD-ENGLISH-L [your full name] e.g. SUBSCRIBE WAAD-ENGLISH-L Bola Lawal. To subscribe to the French section, send an e-mail to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.IUPUI.EDU In the Message area put SUBSCRIBE WAAD-FRANCAIS [your full name] e.g SUBSCRIBE WAAD-FRANCAIS Fatou Ba

Young African
Discussion forums on African society, culture, politics for Africans in the diaspora. News links to articles. Site based in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Social Networking

African Leadership and Progress Network
Reports, papers, articles on Governance, Transparency, Corruption, Natural Resource Management, The Resource Curse. "ALPN is a network of African and non-African professionals who are strongly dedicated to utilizing innovative and entrepreneurial approaches for fostering rapid progress in Africa." Promotes "private sector-driven economic growth and poverty alleviation in African countries..." Articles on the brain drain, sources ranking African countries, the U.S. Millenium Challenge Account, a directory of Washington, D.C. events. A nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., and Abuja, Nigeria.

Linking Africa
Site for people to meet. "Austin Yekpabo is a resident in a suburb of Philadelphia, USA. After more than 15 years away from Africa, and from his extensive travels throughout Africa, Europe and the Americas, has identified a need for an online dating and relationship service for ALL Africans in the motherland and the Diaspora. There are millions of Africans living and studying in Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. Every year, thousands of children are born of African parents living abroad. The African Meeting Place? will be a forum for Africans at home and abroad to meet one another and to meet people of other nationalities and ethnic backgrounds."

Pan-African Singles
"an online community for Africans, both in Africa and throughout the Diaspora. It was started in the United States on December 1, 2004 with the goal of promoting African-centered love and friendship." Requires registration which is free. http://