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Friday, 25 May 2018

Celebrating Africa Day

Celebrating Africa Day Photo © Jessica Lea/Department for International Development/ Flickr

Fifty-five years ago today, the Organisation of Africa Unity was born. Founded by 32 states, its quest was to bring about freedom and unity on the continent. The body was renamed the African Union in 2004 but its goal remains the same in 2018: a peaceful, prosperous and integrated Africa for all.