The African Diplomatic Corps is a body consisting of the 53 ambassadors to the United States that represent African countries.[1] Its goal is to lobby United States politicians and educate diplomats, educators, policy analysts, and the media about current events in Africa.[2] The African Diplomatic Corps founded "Africa Week" in Washington, D.C., and the corps' current leader is Serge Mombouli, Ambassador of the Republic of Congo, who has been its dean since 2015. He succeeded Ambassador Roble Olhaye of Djibouti who died July 22, 2015.[3]


  1. ^ "African Diplomatic Corps Launches Its 2008 Africa Week Celebration and Commemorates the 45th Anniversary of the African Union". PR Newswire. 2008-05-16. Retrieved 2008-05-30.
  2. ^ "African Diplomatic Corps (ADC) in Washington Announces Africa Day Celebrations". 2007-04-20. Retrieved 2008-05-30.
  3. ^ Gawel, Anna. "African Solutions to African Problems". The Washington Diplomat. Archived from the original on 30 April 2008. Retrieved 30 May 2008.

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