25 May 2012

Africa: Cycle of Conferences on the Continent Happens in Luanda

Luanda — A cycle of conferences to celebrate Africa Day, being marked on Friday 25 May, is being held at 9 a.m on the premises of Sciences Faculty of Agostinho Neto University in Luanda.

A press note from the Ministry of Culture, which reached Angop on Thursday, reads that event that is promoted by the Angolan National Archives in partnership with Sciences Faculty comprises panels such as "Africa in 21st Century: Problems and Perspectives" and "The African Cultural Renascence Chart".

The event will be lectured by the professors Boubacar Keita, Júlio Mendes, Mário Pinto de Andrade, the journalist Amílcar Xavier and Ambassador Luís Neto Kiambata.

Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the 1963 founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), presently recognized as the African Union (AU).

The African Union, comprised of 53 member states, has brought together the continent of Africa to collectively address the challenges it has faced, such as armed conflict, climate change, and poverty.

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