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Welcome to Know Africa

Sharing and Celebrating African Culture and Identity

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Who We Are

Established in 2018, Know Africa CIO is a registered charity dedicated to supporting, empowering, and celebrating the wide cultural diaspora of African people living in Manchester and beyond.

Know Africa is committed to its role as a resource for African people, their traditions, and their unique identities to be visible and have a voice.


The charity is comprised of two regional branches in South Manchester and Kenya.

Our Mission

Know Africa CIO was founded by

Kenyan-born Ruth Karamoja.

Please click below to listen to why she started

Know Africa and her plans for its future,

in her own words.

Want to get involved?
Click below to find out how you can help!

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