South Africa Celebrates Africa Day

25 May 2019 will mark The 56th Africa Day, established in 1963 when the then independent African States met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Africa Day is therefore a symbol of Liberation and the fight for Human Rights, It also a day to acknowledge African heritage.

South African on the 25 May will also have the 6th democratically-elected President Cyril Ramaphosa’s inaugurated, at the Loftus Stadium where he will take his oath of office.

Yesterday the City of Johannesburg hosted the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) for Africa Day Social Cohesion Summit at the Metropolitan Building.

The goal of the summit was to highlight that integration of people from all backgrounds and walks of life which is democratic responsibility South Africa was built on.

By Mokgethi Mtezuka

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