CANA is the African Swimming Confederation: Confédération Africaine de Natation. It is the Continental Association charged with overseeing swimming for Africa.
CANA was founded in 1970, with 7 members. As of 2008, the Confederation now boast 43 members.
Mustapha Larfaoui of Algeria is the current CANA President.
CANA is geographically divided into four (4) Zones, each of which hosts its own Age Group Championships. The Zones are as follows:
Other African FINA members:
- African Swimming Championships (biennial, in even years; next is September 2010 in Casablanca, Morocco)
- African Junior Swimming Championships
- African Zone Swimming Championships (annual; multiple locations)
- ^ "Message from the President". Retrieved 2008-10-07. Note: The 43 number is what is listed on the CANA website; however, FINA has 45 national federations in Africa.