Since the AU's establishment on May 25, 1963 - then called the Organisation of African Unity - Africa Day has been celebrated on the continent and internationally. It is a tribute to the achievements made by African leaders over 50 years ago to decolonize the continent and pave the way for a greater Africa on the global stage. Today's burden is, perhaps, even more fierce: poverty and inequality, writes ONE's Africa Executive Director Rudo Kwaramba-Kayombo for allAfrica.
How To Awaken A Giant #AfricaDay
allAfrica, 24 May 2019
This Africa Day it is fitting to reflect on Kwame Nkrumah's prescient remark "I am not African because I was born in Africa, but because Africa was born in me". Ghana's first… Read more »
Inspiring Action On Africa Day
This is Africa, 24 May 2019
Africa Day presents an opportunity to discuss challenges from the perspective of opportunity, says Dr Richard Munang. Read more »
Africa Day - 'Home Is Best' Only for a Few
Zimbabwe Independent, 24 May 2019
ONE of the best known idioms around the world is: "East or west, home is best." Read more »
Africa Day - Pan-Africanists to Discuss Continental Development Challenges
New Times, 24 May 2019
Over 500 participants who are members of Pan African Movement (PAM) will on Saturday convene in Kigali to deliberate on issues that need urgent attention to enable the continent… Read more »
Time to Reflect As Fossil Fuels Run Amok
Nation, 24 May 2019
Events have been organised across Africa today and tomorrow to demand climate justice and the end of fossil fuels investments, which are causing a climate crisis on a planetary… Read more »
Africa Day: Youth participation, the power is in our hands.
Does Sending Money to Family Members in Africa, Create a Culture of Dependency?
Observer, 24 May 2019
One of the mediums diaspora send money to family members in Africa. Read more »
The 20th African Renaissance Conference in Durban will see the gathering of over 500 leaders, both in the private sector and government, from across the continent. May 25 marks ... Read more »
While some may agree with Mildred Ngesa of The Nation that the continent is "too busy nursing a broken heart to even think about it", others see it as a day to celebrate our ... Read more »
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