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President Cyril Ramaphosa is leading South Africans in celebrating Africa Day today, a day which is celebrated annually on 25 May on the African continent.

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Africa Day marks the creation of the organisation of African Unity on 25 May 1963, and of the African Union in 2002. It celebrates the growth and the union of the African continent, and the diversity of our people.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Cabinet come together for Africa Day.

This year South Africa celebrates Africa Day under the theme of ‘A year of Nelson Mandela – Building a Better Africa and a Better World’ which promotes a better, more socially unified African continent.

President Ramaphosa will be hosting the Diplomatic Corps in Pretoria.


Many people took to Twitter to celebrate Africa Day and what it means to them: