UCT Celebrates Africa Day

21 May 2007

The International Academic Programmes Office (IAPO) and All Africa House will host Africa Day celebrations on 22 and 24 May. The official date of Africa Day is 25 May.

The celebrations will kick off with a seminar at All Africa House on 22 May at 18h00. On May 24, there will be a keynote address and discussion, held in Kramer Law Quad at 17h00. UCT student societies will provide entertainment with song and dance performances. A poster exhibition on aspects of African life, culture and research will be displayed.

This year marks the 44th Anniversary of Africa Day. Throughout the continent and the whole world, millions of people will converge to mark a day that in many countries across Africa is celebrated as a public holiday.

This will be UCT's third official Africa Day programme.

Everyone is encouraged to wear African attire or national dress on 22 and 24 May to celebrate the occasion.

For more information, contact Masego Mogodu or on extension 2822.

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