Many people, specifically Africans, have come to the Africa Center Hong Kong and introduced themselves to members of our staff. The general narrative that these people share is that they are new to the city and they were looking for some contact points with Africans in the city.
The past three years have been trying times for many children, with unexpected breaks and several changes in the educational format. This transition has not always been an easy one for children who were accustomed to meeting and playing with each other in person.
The 5th wave that Hong Kong is experiencing has brought about the need to limit face to face interaction and stay home safely. We at the Africa Center are still committed to reaching all our cherished and potential clients with our exciting and cultural enhancement programs which tell African stories and experiences.
We have entered February an exciting month as far as months for at least two reasons. First and foremost it is Black History Month! This is a month in which people across the globe make an active effort to include black people into the whitewashed histories they are being taught throughout the rest of the year.
Despite new corona regulations and lockdowns we are determined to start our year right and we are happy to begin this year with you, our lovely readers.
Bandung Asia Africa Conference - April 1955 As an Africa Center based in Asia, we are always thinking and researching on the connection of Africa and Asia over the centuries. From as early as the times of the Silk Road that is estimated to have started around the 2nd Century BCE, until today, there has been a constant exchange between the peoples of these two continents.
Afro Future Our upcoming African Spear Magazine is on ‘the Afro-future’. This has - as you can image - lead to us thinking more about the future of Africa, Africans and also our own future here at the Africa Center.