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  • 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

Zimbabwe to host development forum

Zimbabwe is ready to host the Sixth Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) Minister said.

The forum will be held in Victoria Falls in February from 24 to 27 under the theme ‘2020-2030: A Decade to Deliver a Transformed and Prosperous Africa through the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063.” said Sekai Nzenza, the acting Labour, Public Service and Social Welfare Minister Zimbabwe.

“The Forum gives Zimbabwe an opportunity to showcase itself, especially that the country is really open for business and also what the country can offer in terms of tourism. It is also a great opportunity for the country to establish strategic alliances on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as we continue to reengage with the rest of the world,” said Ms Nzenza.
She said Zimbabwe is fully committed to achieving the sustainable development goals agenda and the 2063 African Union Agenda.

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