The Ominous Removal of Ambassador Chihombori-Quao
The African Diaspora Congress (ADC) and friends of Africa around the world are appalled by the abrupt removal of H.E. Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao as African Union (AU) Permanent Ambassador to the United States. This unilateral decision was taken by the African Union Commission Chairperson, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, on October 7th, 2019, and purported to represent the opinions of all 55 African heads of states. Ambassador Chihombori-Quao was terminated without any due process appropriate for a diplomat of her caliber. Curiously, no reasons were given for removing an envoy who has brought so much hope to many about the AU and its vision for the Diaspora. Therefore, ADC members are outraged and are calling for her immediate reinstatement….
NIGERIA: PROTECT AND DIALOGUE WITH PEACEFUL PROTESTERS
The African Diaspora Congress (ADC), a coalition of the various groups and concerned citizens from Africa and African Diaspora, is deeply troubled by the ominous situation in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country. Various sources have confirmed that on October 20, 2020, armed men alleged to be soldiers opened fire on peaceful youth protesters in Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos, killing and wounding several protesters.
MAYHEM IN CAMEROON: DIALOGUE NOW
Deeply disturbed by the dreadful situation in the Cameroon, the African Diaspora Congress (ADC) and all friends of Africa around the world, hereby call on the African Union, the UN and other international agencies to act urgently to save the people from the ongoing bloodbath. Since 2016, Cameroon has been embroiled in an armed struggle between English-speaking Cameroon…
US Undue Meddling in African Development Bank Leadership
The African Diaspora Congress (ADC) is mortified by the ongoing blatant US interference in the African Development Bank (AfDB) leadership under President Akinwumi Adesina. The Congress totally rejects the US’s obvious jostling for “power in Africa in a manner that is reminiscent of the age-old French neocolonial policy of controlling the monetary affairs of its former Francophone African colonies…
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Le Congrès de la diaspora africaine (ADC) est une coalition de citoyens et citoyenne de la diaspora africaine soucieux de résoudre des grands problèmes qui touchent le continent Africain et la diaspora Africaine à l’échelle mondiale. L’ADC promeut des solutions pacifiques, progressives et inclusives aux problèmes et défis auxquels sont confrontés le continent Africain et la diaspora africaine; afin de compléter les efforts déployés sur le continent par l’Union africaine