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Africa Day

Africa Day 2022, 2023 and 2024 in Zimbabwe

Every 25 May is Africa Day, an international holiday celebrating the founding of the pan-Africanist Organisation of African Unity (OAU) back in 1963. In Zimbabwe, Africa Day is also a national public holiday.

202225 MayWedAfrica Day
202325 MayThuAfrica Day
202425 MaySatAfrica Day
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

In 2001, the OAU was replaced by the African Union. Real union among African states has not fully materialised. However, the pan-African movement that sprang up after World War II in conjunction with the individual independence movements across the continent is not entirely dead.

Thus, there are still some special events held and popular efforts to remember the vision of African unity, democracy, and peace every 25 May in Zimbabwe.

Previous Years

202125 MayTueAfrica Day
202025 MayMonAfrica Day
201925 MaySatAfrica Day
201825 MayFriAfrica Day
201725 MayThuAfrica Day