General Objectives

  • To promote and facilitate the effective participation of Africa in the world of ideas and, through this, ensure that the continent’s development is spearheaded and sustained by the ideas of its own people.
  • To foster a culture of innovative and independent thinking among Africans and people of African descent, and respect for such within society.
  • To rejuvenate the African spirit and self-confidence through pride in intellectual achievement.
  • To protect and project African intellectual dignity by countering and dispelling defamatory notions and misapprehensions about the same.
  • To establish linkages and opportunities for interaction between African intellectuals and their outside counterparts.
  • To undertake all such other activities as are incidental to the achievement of the above goal and objectives.