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Grassroots initiative creates employment opportunities – London Community Foundation
Jun. 2015

What if citizens of London didn’t have to depend on the existing labour market for jobs? What if they could create their own employment opportunities? This was exactly Jethro Edubagwa’s idea…

The London area’s African-Canadian community struggles with 35% unemployment, new study finds – London Free Press
Mar. 2015

The level of unemployment among local African immigrants is about five times higher than London’s overall jobless rate, a study set for publication Thursday estimates.

Study focuses on needs of the African-Canadian community – Scene
May. 2015
The African Canadian Federation of London and Area (ACFOLA) recently released findings of its Needs Assessment Study, which was conducted last year to fill a gap for specific…

LCF grants $1.2 million to local projects – The Londoner
Nov. 2014

The London Community Foundation (LCF) celebrated its 60th anniversary Nov. 25 by granting $1.2 million to six local community-improvement projects.

London group hold rally for kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls – London Free Press
May 2014
Hoping to build on the success of the #bringbackourgirls Twitter campaign protesting the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls in Nigeria, members of…

London rally planned for kidnapped Nigerian girls – Metro
May 2014
More than 200 girls abducted last month from a Nigerian school remain in peril, and while world leaders work to find and free them, community organizations and individuals…

ACFOLA holding conference on Nov. 22 – London Community News
Nov. 2013
A group dedicated to supporting London’s African community is preparing to celebrate three years of growth. The African Canadian Federation of London and Area (ACFOLA) is holding its second...

Shamara Baidoobonso hopes to stay in London – London Free Press
Mar. 2013
If everyone was as passionate about and involved in their community, the world would be a different place. For Shamara Baidoobonso, a democracy is about participation — 

All about ACFOLA – CHRW 
Feb. 2013
ACFOLA is an up and rising organisation founded on November 25, 2009, the African Canadian Federation of London and Area (ACFOLA) is a non-profit organization based in London, Ontario.

Tilahun’s time spells hope for women of the Third World – London Free Press
Jan. 2013
I may be wrong, but I suspect there are a lot of teenagers who’ve never heard of Mahatma Gandhi. And fewer still who quote the peace-loving proponent of civil disobedience with the same…

‘I’m going to live my life . . . do everything’ – London Free Press
Feb. 2012
Hibaq Abdi loved living in residence. Who doesn’t? Of course, she had a few extra things to pack – like her feeding tube, her attendants and the machine that helps her breathe at night –

African Londoners join forces – London Free Press
Oct. 2010
A group of Londoners with roots across Africa have formed an organization with hopes of giving African Canadians in this region one voice and putting a stop to problems such as unemployment.


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