African countries participating in the Torino Olympics were Algeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa. Phillip Kimely Boit of Kenya and Robel Teklemariam of Ethiopia participated in cross-country skiing. Leyti Seck of Senegal and Mathieu Razanakolona of Madagascar participated in alpine skiing. http://www.torino2006.org/ENG/IDF/ATH/X01_AFR.html
See also BBC 2002 article on Philip Boit and Isaac Menyoli (first Cameroon athlete to compete in the Winter Olympics and article on Philip Boit.