African Cuisine


4708 Baltimore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Phone: (215) 726-6464

Kilimanjaro Restaurant

4317 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 387-1970

Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant

229 S 45TH St
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2918
Phone: (215) 387-2424

Resources at Penn

Penn African Performing Arts (PAPA)

PAPA is aimed at increasing awareness of African culture through performing arts and serves as an enlightening experience for both the members in the group and the group’s audience. Learn more.

African Rhythms (AR)

As a student-run African Drum and Dance Troupe at the University of Pennsylvania, African Rhythms, affectionately known as "AR", represents the strength and beauty of African culture. Established in 1993 by College of Arts and Sciences senior Raqiba Sealy, the company serves to educate and entertain the University of Pennsylvania and surrounding community through the richness and diversity of the black cultural experience. Ultimately, the group aims to perform dances from Africa and the African Diaspora, specifically: West Africa, the Caribbean, and South America. Learn more.

African Music


An online journal for African music that promotes independence and cultural authenticty. It is a collection of music, musicians, literature, oral and written history / philosophy. Listen Here.

Africa Kabisa

Since 1992, we have been sharing the vibrant sounds of contemporary and classic African music with the Boston area and beyond. Listen Here.

African HipHop

Formerly Rumba-Kali. Covers hip hop groups from Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Zaire, Zimbabwe. Listen Here.

African Languages

A rich database of African Languages can be found here.

Interested in taking an African Language class? Visit Penn's African Study Center.

African Forum

Interact with other Africans at this online community here. Discuss issues ranging from politics to sports.