- May 25 -

Africa Day

Africa Day commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (now known as the African Union). On this day, leaders of 30 of the 32 independent African states signed a founding charter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In 1991, the OAU established the African Economic Community, and in 2002...

Africa Day

Africa Day commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (now known as the African Union). On this day, leaders of 30 of the 32 independent African states signed a founding charter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In 1991, the OAU established the African Economic Community, and in 2002 the OAU established its own successor, the African Union. However, the name and date of Africa Day has been retained as a celebration of African unity.
It aims to celebrate African unity. Each year the Day has a different theme.
It should also be noted that Africa Day is observed as a public holiday in only five African countries, that is, Ghana ,Mali, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. However, celebrations are held in some African countries, as well as by Africans in the diaspora.
Source:
http://globaldimension.org.uk/calendar/event/4727
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Africa_Day

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