The Africa Center Community

Engagements

As part of its mission to expand understanding and build enduring partnerships, the Africa Center provides opportunities for its alumni to maintain contact with the Center through bilateral programs, dissemination of research publications, communities of interest, and ongoing exchanges.

Alumni in Every African Country

The Africa Center supports Community Chapters in 33 countries across the continent. These chapters provide alumni a venue to meet, share information, and continue to advance the knowledge they have gained through Africa Center academic programs.

Algeria

Community Size: 69
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Angola

Community Size: 63
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Benin

Community Size: 160
Chapter Launched:  November 16, 2006
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Botswana

Community Size: 86
Chapter Launched: June 25, 2005
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Burkina Faso

Chapter Launched: October 15, 2004
Community Size: 124
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Burundi

Chapter Launched: August 31, 2007
Community Size: 127
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Cameroon

Chapter Launched: May 15, 2004
Community Size: 156
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Cape Verde

Chapter Launched: May 4, 2011
Community Size: 81
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Central African Republic

Community Size: 44
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Chad

Chapter Launched: September 24, 2005
Community Size: 88
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Comoros

Chapter Launched: January 20, 2010
Community Size: 50
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Côte d'Ivoire

Community Size: 138
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Djibouti

Chapter Launched: Mar 3, 2007
Community Size: 91
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chapter Launched: November 4, 2008
Community Size: 88
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Egypt

Community Size: 81
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Equatorial Guinea

Community Size: 39
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Eritrea

Community Size: 19
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Ethiopia

Chapter Launched: May 2, 2005
Community Size: 143
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

International Chapter - Addis Ababa

Chapter Launched: February 11, 2010
Community Size: 25
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Gabon

Chapter Launched: January 23, 2011
Community Size: 109
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Ghana

Chapter Launched: December 9, 2005
Community Size: 147
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Guinea

Chapter Launched: February 1, 2008
Community Size: 60
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Guinea-Bissau

Community Size: 39
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Kenya

Chapter Launched: September 29, 2004
Community Size: 143
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Lesotho

Chapter Launched: February 24, 2009
Community Size: 70
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Liberia

Community Size: 66
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Libya

Community Size: 22
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Madagascar

Chapter Launched: May 2, 2006
Community Size: 81
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Malawi

Chapter Launched: July 25, 2012
Community Size: 89
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Mali

Chapter Launched: October 18, 2003
Community Size: 108
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Mauritania

Community Size: 82
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Mauritius

Chapter Launched: May 23, 2008
Community Size: 74
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Morocco

Community Size: 68
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Mozambique

Chapter Launched: May 5, 2004
Community Size: 80
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Namibia

Community Size: 63
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Niger

Chapter Launched: May 15, 2013
Community Size: 90
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Nigeria

Chapter Launched: March 9, 2005
Community Size: 234
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Republic of the Congo

Chapter Launched: May 18, 2006
Community Size: 99
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Rwanda

Chapter Launched: September 6, 2006
Community Size: 71
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

São Tomé and Príncipe

Chapter Launched: June 1, 2012
Community Size: 59
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Senegal

Chapter Launched: October 20, 2003
Community Size: 199
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Seychelles

Community Size: 47
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Sierra Leone

Chapter Launched: August 16, 2011
Community Size: 79
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Somalia

Community Size: 25
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

South Africa

Community Size: 102
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

South Sudan

Community Size: 18
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Sudan

Community Size: 11
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Swaziland

Chapter Launched: July 26, 2011
Community Size: 51
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Tanzania

Chapter Launched: April 24, 2010
Community Size: 135
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

The Gambia

Community Size: 75
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Togo

Community Size: 105
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Tunisia

Community Size: 57
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Uganda

Chapter Launched: October 6, 2004
Community Size: 151
Community Affairs Specialist: Claude Tozé

Zambia

Chapter Launched: March 26, 2014
Community Size: 109
Community Affairs Specialist: Paulo Araújo

Zimbabwe

Community Size: 0
Community Affairs Specialist: Drew Beck

Featured Alumni

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Alumna Profile:
Biola Shotunde
Nigeria

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Alumnus Profile:
Professor Eginald Pius A.N. Mihanjo
Tanzania

Community Affairs Staff

Mr. Gerald LeflerGerald Lefler

Chief of Community and Alumni Affairs

+1 202-685-7350

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Paulo Araújo

Mr. Paulo Araújo
Community Affairs Specialist

+1 202-433-5898

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  • Angola
  • Cape Verde
  • Ethiopia
  • Ethiopia—International Chapter
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Lesotho
  • Libya
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Rwanda
  • São Tomé & Principe
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Zambia
Drew Beck

Mr. Drew Beck
Community Affairs Specialist

+1 202-685-6815

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  • Algeria
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Eritrea
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Nigeria
  • Seychelles
  • South Africa
  • Tunisia
  • Zimbabwe
Claude Tozé

Mr. Claude Tozé
Community Affairs Specialist

+1 202-685-7358

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  • Benin
  • Cameroon
  • Republic of Congo
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Senegal
  • Togo
  • Uganda

Paulo Araújo
Mr. Paulo Araújo
Community Affairs Specialist

+1 202-433-5898

Email Mr. Araújo

  • Angola
  • Cape Verde
  • Ethiopia
  • Ethiopia—International Chapter
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Lesotho
  • Libya
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Rwanda
  • São Tomé & Principe
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Zambia

Drew Beck
Mr. Drew Beck
Community Affairs Specialist

+1 202-685-6815

Email Mr. Beck

  • Algeria
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Eritrea
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Nigeria
  • Seychelles
  • South Africa
  • Tunisia
  • Zimbabwe

Claude Tozé
Mr. Claude Tozé
Community Affairs Specialist

+1 202-685-7358

Email Mr. Tozé

  • Benin
  • Cameroon
  • Republic of Congo
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Senegal
  • Togo
  • Uganda