Africa Centre is a registered non-profit based in Boulder, Colorado.

Our goal is to increase social awareness and knowledge of Africa by providing information, materials and services to local schools, libraries, media and communities.

By providing comprehensive information, we hope to motivate individuals and organizations towards positive action and support of sustainable policies, as well as fostering an understanding and appreciation of a complex continent.

What we do at Africa Centre:

  • Colorado African Events and News – Facebook
  • Maintain 2,000-item library of African books, music, maps and more
  • Offer fiscal agency sponsorship of select projects
  • Publish Directory of Africa-Related Organizations in Colorado
  • Online listings of Africa Internet Resources
  • Provide consulting services for finding educational curriculum, performers, teachers and exhibits
  • Host annual Africa in the Rockies event


Africa 's bookshelf: read

Bill Bryson's African Diary
King Leopold's Ghost
Things Fall Apart
Anthills of the Savannah
Mukiwa: A White Boy in Africa
When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa
The Scramble for Africa: The White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912
In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu's Congo
Africa: A Biography of the Continent
Facing the Congo: A Modern-Day Journey into the Heart of Darkness
Blood River: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart
Malaria Dreams: An African Adventure
Emma's War
The Zanzibar Chest
My Traitor's Heart: A South African Exile Returns to Face His Country, His Tribe, and His Conscience
Rainbow's End: A Memoir of Childhood, War and an African Farm
The Smell of Apples
Where We Have Hope: A Memoir of Zimbabwe
Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa
Notes from the Hyena's Belly: An Ethiopian Boyhood

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