WHO IS AFRICAN


We have a welcoming and inclusive definition of who is African.

The term African includes:
  • citizens of African countries, 
  • people born on the continent and raised there for substantial periods of time, 
  • citizens or people born on the continent who live abroad 
  • people who have at least one African parent or 
  • Africans without papers, and 
  • some migrants to African countries*.
*'African country' is defined as any country or contested area on the Continent of Africa, ending at the Egyptian border, and including islands such as Zanzibar and Madagascar.