About Us

The African Alliance of Rhode Island promotes unity within the African Communities in Rhode Island, advocates for the rights of Africans in RI, and educates the American public about Africa, while elevating the profile of the continent and facilitating linkages between Americans and Africans.

The African Alliance of Rhode Island follows the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mission. We are committed to encouraging professional competence and ethical practices.

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Upcomming Event

The African Alliance of Rhode Island Youth Committee is hosting a Jollof Rice Competition on April 28, 2018. This events hosts restaurants and individuals from across West Africa to decide once and for all which country makes the best jollof! The events host two parts:

The Restaurant competition and the Individuals contest. Members of the community will be able to taste and enjoy jollof from all over West Africa and cast their vote for the best jollof in New England.

We encourage the community to come out for an event that is the first of its kind in New England and finally decide who claims bragging rights! More information on tickets and competitors will be updated as it becomes available. Tickets are limited. Please contact us at 401-331-5535 with any questions

Board Of Directors

Mr. Julius Kolawole


Mr. Simon Goudiaby

Vice President

Mr. Raphael Okelola


Mr. Jim Vincent

Public Relations Office

Ms. Jeanette Ayinkamiye


Mr. Raphael Solawon


Mr. Jr Neville Songwe


Mr. Souleymane Dabwe



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