New Executive Director Announcement

Africa Centre is pleased to announce that Samuel Juru will become our new Executive Director, effective May 22, 2023. Sam will succeed Sharif Haji who is embarking on a political aspiration following four years of leadership at Africa Center.We are grateful for Sharif’s exemplary leadership and invaluable contributions to the Black community as we welcome…

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Issue 4: The Business of Inclusive Fashion

  Black Entrepreneur’s Journal is Africa Centre’s bi-annual business publication with reach across Canada, in print and on digital platforms. The Black Business Ecosystem is ever evolving and so are the services being offered to Black entrepreneurs. Africa Centre aims to engage Black entrepreneurs in pursuing economic and social development opportunities. In this publication, you…

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Issue 3: A Note on Longevity with Lloyd Reid

Black Entrepreneur’s Journal is Africa Centre’s bi-annual business publication with reach across Canada, in print and on digital platforms. This issue highlights some of the tools which Black entrepreneurs have used to turn dreams into success; these include education, coaching support, creating opportunities for expanding social capital through networking, and leveraging the importance of business…

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Issue 2: History of Black Owned Business In Alberta

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Black Entrepreneur’s Journal is Africa Centre’s bi-annual business publication with reach across Canada, in print and on digital platforms. This issue represents the continuation of our dream to share stories and resources for Black entrepreneurs in the Prairies and beyond. Just like this journal started as a dream, this issue spotlights two stories of incredible…

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Council Approves Funds for Anti-racism Committee

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Council Approves Funds for Anti-racism Committee Edmonton City Council has unanimously approved $2 – million in funding to establish an anti-racism committee. “It is a good starting point, but it will not address systemic racism in our city” — Sharif Haji, Executive Director, Africa Centre + View the CTV News Video

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Racism in North America

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REAL TALK ON APPLE PODCAST WITH RYAN JESPERSON – DECEMBER 7, 2021 Lawyers Reakash Walters and Joshua Sealy-Harrington along with the Africa Centre’s Sharif Haji discuss the recent verdict in Ahmaud Arbery’s murder, the acquittal in the Ritten House Trial , and $26M awarded in damages.

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Black Entrepreneurs’s Journal Issue 1

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Black Entrepreneur’s Journal is Africa Centre’s bi-annual business publication with reach across Canada, in print and on digital platforms. The magazine is a comprehensive resource centre that serves as a reference point for potential and thriving Black entrepreneurs, as well as professionals across various sectors of society. The scope of this magazine highlights the contributions,…

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