ADF Meetings

Executive Committee Meetings

  • 31 June 2015 at 15h00
  • 29 August 2015 at 14h00
  • 24 September 2015 at 14h00
  • 31 October 2015 at 14h00
  • 28 Novemer 2015 at 14h00

All meetings at ADF office

Press Release

The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) is very shocked

The African Diaspora Forum (ADF), is very shocked and worried by the statement made this November 10 2015, by the Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe who denies the existence of xenophobia in South Africa.

We express our deep concern when the Minister says the main reason for violent attacks against international migrants is the socio-economic impact of their presence in high numbers in South Africa.

South Africa is not the only country facing socio economic challenges in the African continent.

The Africa Diaspora Forum identifies crisis of African identity in South Africa, lack of accountability, improper… Read more

Ambassadors of Positive Value


ADF just awarded today (21/10/2015) as Ambassadors of positive value, for promoting the integration of the migrant community in South Africa:

Adv. Thuli Madonsela, Public Protector of South Africa Zwelinzima Vavi former COSATU secretary General


Pan African Awards 2015



Ambassador of positive values 2015

Click here to see poster for details of categories and how to vote


Commemoration of the Victims of Xenophobic attacks

Commemoration of victims of xenophobic attacks

Theme: “Living Together”, “Sisonke”

Date: Saturday 16 May 2015

Time: 09:00 to 14:00

Venue: Yeoville Recreation Centre, 36 Cnr Raleigh & Fortesque, Yeoville, Johannesburg



The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) is fund-raising to help the victims of the current xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

Please assist with any donation and/or aid packages: blankets, food packages, cloths, toiletries, soap, sanitary pads, etc…

We are also looking for volunteers who can give their time in assisting the victims.

Any donation can be received at the following address: 24 Rockey Street corner Raymond Street, Yeoville. You can also contact our office (+27) 114870269 or (+27) 744980612 or drop us an email For more information please go to our website

There are currently thousands of displaced people who have lost everything and are living in a very difficult condition. Your donation can change people’s life.

ACCOUNT: 62190792244

Thank you

Report on the march against xenophobia, Johannesburg, 12.02.2015

Since the 19th January 2015, a new wave of xenophobic attacks erupted in South Africa at Snake Park (Soweto). After three weeks of continued attacks in other parts of Johannesburg and the country, international migrants in South Africa are still victimised on a daily basis. The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) wrote an open letter to President Zuma… Read more

March for Tolerance and Social Cohesion

The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) together with many civil society organisations, some concerned residents, faith based organisations, human rights movements, are organising a march for Tolerance and Social Cohesion in South Africa.

Date: 12th February 2015
Time: 11:00
Starting/Assemby Point: Peter Roos Park (Empire Road corner Queen street in Parktown),
Route: Empire Road to Claim Street, Jeppe street to Von Wielligh to Carlton Center.

All are welcome. Write and bring your message promoting peace.

Living Together

Open Letter to President Jacob Zuma

Submitted by ADF on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:50

To : His Excellency Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa
Cc: Minister of Home Affairs, Honorable Malusi Gigaba
Minister of Police, Honorable Nkosinathi Nhleko

His Excellency
Re: Increase xenophobic violence in South Africa: Concerns of the African Diaspora Forum (ADF)

We have been engaged in working for a society free of xenophobia and all forms of discrimination since 2008. At our level, with little resources, we have managed to reach out to communities in Alexandra… read more