According to the Swiss Federal Migration Office, there were over 61,000 Africans living in Switzerland in 2013, from more than 50 nationalities of origin, speaking several languages including English, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Arabic, in addition to indigenious African languages like Hausa, Swahili, Bambara, Wollof etc, Africans number 60,658 - slightly less than 3.5% of the foreign resident population. The most heavily-represented countries are Eritrea (8,377), Morocco (7,270), Tunisia (6,489), Democratic Republic of Congo (4,707) and Cameroon (4,068).

Aim and Objective

Our project is driven by the challenge that beyond statements and symbolic gestures, the strongest assurance today would be a dramatic reversal, which would replace the continuing alienation and distancing people from Africa by establishing actual understanding of ideas, institutions and initiatives at all possible levels between the elements of culture, ideas and social classes of people.

Saf Football  Festival 2022

In its 20th year, SAF will be hosting its one day football festival in conjunction with Sports The Bridge and ACFF on the 03/09. For more information, email  Mr. Issa Abdullahi at  info@swissafricanforum.ch

SAF Enlightenment InfoProject 2022

In its 20th year, the Swiss African Forum in conjunction with ISA will be hosting the Enligtenment Information Project on Sat., 20th August from 17:00. Invitation is open to all.

Date: 20th Aug '22


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