Browsing: Africa Day 2023

  • 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