Information about the Africa Region:
10 National Scout and Guide Fellowships: Benin, Burkina Faso, Congo (DROC), Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Senegal, Uganda, and Zambia
13 Central Branch countries: Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo and Zimbabwe
Thursday, January 4, 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Benin, Mr. Aurelien Agbenonci received in audience a delegation of the Association of Adult Scouts and Guides of Benin (ASGAB) led by Mr. Francis Mihami, President of ASGAB. On the menu of discussions, the sub-regional meeting of the International Scout and Guide Fellowship (ISGF) West African Zone which will take place in Cotonou, Benin from 5 till 9 November 2018.
It is in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, that this Conference place, from 24th February to 1st March 2017. The National Scout and Guide Fellowships of 7 countries were represented in Ouaga : Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Uganda (proxy to Burkina Faso), Zambia (proxy to Ghana). Mida Rodrigues, Chairman of the ISGF World Committee honored the Conference by her presence; she was accompanied by Mathius Lukwago, who, in the World Committee, makes the link with the Africa Committee and helps them in their tasks. Martine Levy was there to ensure the interpretation French-English-French.
The Cardinal Paul Zoungara Center was an ideal place for the meeting; vast tree-lined campus, air-conditioned rooms, lodging, restaurant: everything was assembled so that the Conference runs smoothly.
The 5th Africa Regional Conference will now take place from 24 February to 1 March 2017 in the capital Ouagadougou of Burkina Faso. The Regional Conference is held once every three years and the last took place in Johannesburg, South Africa. The host committee and the Africa Regional Team have worked very hard to ensure a varied program for further development of the ISGF Africa Region.
On 20 January 2014 the 4th ISGF Africa Regional Gathering was opened with the attendance of officials from Scouting and Guiding South Africa. The event takes place at the Scout Centre “Gilwell Florida” in Johannesburg, South Africa and will last until January 25th.
As already announced the 4th Africa Gathering will be held from 20 – 25 January 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The host committee and the Africa Team of World Committee have worked very hard to ensure a varied program for the development of the Africa region and you guessed it (to have fun!).
We are pleased to announce that we have extended the deadline to 30 June 2010. Do not miss this chance and sign up today.
When: 23 – 28 August 2010
Where: Lusaka, Zambia
Cost: 60 US$ for registration
Organizing committee: Central Branch group Zambia
Zambia will be hosting the 3rd International Scout and Guide Fellowship (ISGF) Africa Regional Gathering from 24 – 27 August, 2010. Central Branch (CB) Zambia is delighted to welcome you to our country.
We hope that you will find both the official and informal programmes most exciting. We will certainly do our best to make your time in Zambia memorable!
What we are doing is historical in ISGF; we take our future in our hands." (one of the participants)
Organised by the National Scout and Guide Fellowship of Ghana, this second ISGF Africa Gathering took place in Accra, from 2 to 9 November 2007.