Africa need not be the continent of hopelessness depicted in these cartoons. This social forum is devoted to inviting discussions and ideas in the process of implementing and addressing research of the noble African traditional governing structures, revisiting and developing African traditional ways of living, rediscovering of African history, environmental conservation, trees, plants and their medicinal values, traditional foods and their development and preservation, folklore and oral literature, music, songs and traditional dances; developing writers and published materials, promotion of reading culture, preservation of artifacts and material culture.The CAA’s business is to put in place cultural structures to accommodate social interactions and bring into focus the role of the individual in the community, the role of the community in helping the individual person, the goodness of communal living against individualism, the security of the individual and the community, relationship between the old and the young, parents and children, the rich and the poor and creation of good neighborliness.