Free Africa Foundation

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Free Africa Foundation
Logo Free Africa Foundation.png
Motto Africa is poor because she is not free.
Formation 1993
Type Think tank
George Ayittey
Revenue (2015)
Expenses (2015) $99,100[1]

The Free Africa Foundation is a Washington, D.C.-based think tank headed by economist George Ayittey which criticizes corruption, oppression, and mismanagement in African governments, and advocates for democratic reform. Its board includes Makaziwe Mandela and Larry Diamond. Ayittey founded The Free Africa Foundation in 1993, to serve as a catalyst for reform in Africa.

The Foundation's website includes the Cato Institute, Earhart Foundation, John M. Olin Foundation and Foreign Policy Research Institute among its donors and sponsors.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Free Africa Foundation" (PDF). Foundation Center. 28 October 2016. Retrieved 22 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Free Africa Foundation, About Us: Donors & Sponsors Archived 2010-03-23 at the Wayback Machine., accessed 2 August 2010

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