Browsing: Africa Agenda 2063

  • The primary purpose of the OAU was to promote the unity and solidarity of newly independent African states.
  • Agenda 2063 is an economic master plan to transform Africa into a global powerhouse within the next decades.
  • The AfCFTA is the world’s largest free trade area that unites an entire continent and eight Regional Economic Communities.

Every year on 25th May, the world celebrates Africa Day, a special occasion that commemorates the foundation of the continent’s most development-oriented organization, the African Union.

African Union has been advocating for continuous economic development and has achieved notable milestones. To commemorate Africa Day, we shall be taking you down memory lane highlighting AU’s role in championing the continent’s growth.

Flashback: the journey to Africa Day

At the height of political and social freedom, 32 African countries met on 25th May 1963 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to form a front for economic and political growth

A balanced meal, three times a day, a basic need few in Africa can afford. A three-course meal, a luxury most of the rest of the world enjoys, on a regular basis.

Did you know, Africa has a 50 year plan of what the continent will become half a century from now? It’s called Agenda 2063. The Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union

To achieve this vision, the AU Assembly recognizes that its true power is in its people, the 1.4 plus billion people. The AU central focus on this Africa Day is how best to utilize its top resource. The AU admits that for the continent to achieve its Vision 2063 then it must focus on it’s people; “…the potential of its populations, in particular, a human capital well-nourished citizens and in good health with a particular emphasis on women, adolescents and children.”

“Human …