African diaspora - Canada

See also: African Diaspora in the U.S.

African Canadian Online
From York University, Centre for the Study of Black Cultures in Canada, Toronto, Canada. "provides information on African Canadian artists and their work, links to other Canadian resources on the web, and updates about the activities of the Centre." Prominent African Canadians, African Canadian Writers bibliography.

African Student Organizations
Directory of African student organizations, mainly in North America (Canada and U.S.). From Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources; site based at Stanford University.

Association for Higher Education and Development (AHEAD)
"...a not-for-profit organization founded by a group of Ethiopian-Canadians who reside in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada." Our goal is to contribute toward the improvement of education in Ethiopia. Has a 43 page report, in PDF, The Potential Within: Is the Ethiopian Diaspora a Response to the Nation's Brain Drain? (2005), a directory of higher education institutions in Ethiopia, the Distribution of health training schools by type of their location, education statistics. See also the April 2005 forum on the Brain Drain and Africa. Based in Ottawa, Canada. [KF]

Black History Canada
In English and French. Annotated online resources about Canada's Black history. Mathieu Da Costa (a free Black African translator); Slavery in Canada; Timeline; Teachers' Section. "compiled by editors from The Canadian Encyclopedia (Historica-Dominion Institute) in consultation with Rosemary Sadlier, President of the Ontario Black History Society."

Diaspora Togolaise Pour la Democratie
In French and English. Site of the Togolese Diaspora for Democracy (Diastode) / Collectif pour la Démocratie au Togo (CDT). "In 1993, some Togolese living outside of their native land, initiated the creation of a Network to mobilize compatriots of the Diaspora and support the internal democratic movement." Current news, news of Togo-related human rights activities. Based in Canada. [KF]

Ethiopian North American Health Professionals Association, ENAHPA
"a non-profit organization established in November of 1999 in Detroit Michigan - USA, by Ethiopian-born Physicians, Dentist, Nurses, Pharmacists, Healthcare and Non-Medical Professionals now living and working in the United States and Canada." Members volunteer one to two weeks each year working in Ethiopian hospitals and clinics. Describes projects, essays such as "Reversing the Brain Drain; A Personal Testimony", speeches such as "Forging Synergy within the Ethiopian Diaspora". Based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. [KF]

iciLome - Le projet profil de la diaspora Togolaise
In French. "Le projet profil de la diaspora Togolaise a pour but de collecter et de rendre public des données non nominatives sur le profil des togolais vivants hors du Togo." The iciLome site also has news, statements from civil society organizations, diaspora organizations. Site based in Montreal, Canada. [KF]

Migration Information Source
Find the number of people born in Africa, regions of Africa, selected countries from 1995 to date. Also the number of asylum applications by nationality, by year and Acquisition of citizenship by country of former nationality, by year. The number, by state, of African-born populations. Facts about the foreign-born from each African country in each U.S. state. Essays (African Foreign Born in the United States, International Migration in Africa). Number of asylum applicants from individual African countries to other countries (U.S., U.K. etc.). Number of asylum applicants in United States by individual countries of origin. Based in Washington, D.C. [KF]

Niger Diaspora
In French. The site is a network for the Niger diaspora worldwide. Members directory. Other diaspora sites (Nigeriens au Canada, in Morocco, in Egypt). Site maintained by Nigerians based in Brussels. [KF] and

Patriotic Vanguard
Online newspaper. News about Sierra Leone. Africa-related Canadian events. Analysis. Media news. Sports. Launched July 2005. The Editor and Publisher is Gibril Gbanabome Koroma. Based in Vancouver, Canada.