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Mamphela Ramphele: Africa Day — a celebration of resilience

We have an abundance of land, sun, wind, and rivers to power up an ecologically sound development process for the 21st century

Tawana Kupe: It takes a continent to raise the Africa we want

Collaborating with other universities will assist in dealing with diseases and other social issues that know no borders

This Africa Day, the continent is at a crossroads

Demographic changes are placing the continent on the brink of what could bring a ‘demographic dividend’ – but only if the right action is taken now.

As cyclones and droughts hit Africa, it’s time to demand climate justice

As the continent most affected by climate change, African countries must have a strong interest in limiting the temperature below 1.5° C

Fela in Versace: how popular culture is driving 21st century pan-Africanism

When the AU is making promising strides in realising African integration through the adoption of pop culture, what lessons should be taken from them?

Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrations

Human rights and the rights of women are the focus of Africa Day, but increasingly terror attacks are hampering development, writes Webster Zambara.

Don’t Miss This: May 29 – June 4

From the Bushfire music and art festival in Swaziland to the Bassline Africa Day Concert, we've rounded up this week's not-to-be-missed events.

Zuma: AU anthem will encourage patriotism

President Jacob Zuma has stressed that incorporating the African Union anthem in SA schools and churches will help build African unity.

Abena Koomson: life is polyrhythmic

Ghanaian American artist Abena Koomson on life, art and the unifying power of Afrobeat originator Fela Kuti's music.

A day to weigh up the continent

May 25 is Africa Day. It is neither a day for Afropessimists to gloat nor one for Afro-optimists to say the African dream has been achieved.

DON’T MISS THIS: Bassline Africa Day concert

The Bassline Africa Day concert features top South African acts performing alongside some of the continent's most celebrated new talent.

ANC: Africa’s economic independence is still an ideal

In celebrating Africa Day, the ANC has said the quest for economic independence and development in Africa remains an ideal.

Africa Day: Extravagant celebration of 50 years of unity

African leaders have opened celebrations for the 50th jubilee of the continental bloc with Africa's problems set aside for a day to mark progress.

Africa Day: Development, reconciliation and the African Renaissance

Carefully honed and systematically applied reconciliation policies could serve to strengthen cooperation and renewal on the continent.

Now is the time for SA and Nigeria

Conditions are auspicious for Africa's two biggest economies to work together for mutual profit.

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