Our Mission

The mission of African Network Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland is to connect, inspire, empower and promote Africans and those of African heritage through capacity building by setting a global standard for responsible decision making and by being a leading voice for freedom of expression and privacy rights within our communities.


About us.

“Cross the river in a crowd and the crocodile won’t eat you”

What we are

01 African Network is an organisation for Africans and those of African heritage who share and believes in the furtherance of the objectives of the Africans.

02 Members are Africans and those of Africa heritage living in Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland. The organisation’s primary goal is to share ideas, information and network with each all Africans.

03 As a member of the organisation, it is envisaged that you will be exposed to a range of personalities from all backgrounds, with a wide variety of skills, knowledge and experiences and expertise.

04 The anatomies of the organsiation are to empower, support, promote and embed Africans into the mainstream services that are available as well as raised the aspirations of members and their communities to achieve their full potentials.


01 The vision of Africa Network LLR is that of an integrated, peaceful and prosperous Africans and those of African heritage and their communities, driven by Africans, and a dynamic force from friends of Africa. Africans has a critical role to play in translating this vision into concrete action through clearly defined strategic missions.

02 A united and integrated Africans that is anchored in a pluralistic model of African society and seeks to ensure the progress and prosperity of Africans and those of African heritage in LLR and elsewhere Building the capacity of actors involved in African integration Ensuring the overall coherence of projects and educational programmes aimed at accelerating support and integration of Africans into local, national and international services.

03 Organising brainstorming sessions on key issues affecting Africans prosperity and integration. A network of experts from within will be created to facilitate the conduct and management of these sessions.

04 Assuming a dynamic information and advocacy role at a local and national level. This would enable the organisation to make its voice heard and serve as an interface between Africans and the outside world. Stimulating economic, social and cultural development for Africans by actively promoting the acceleration of economic growth.

“If you want to go quickly, go alone, If you want to go far, go together”.