Africa Day (formerly African Freedom Day and African Liberation Day) is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) (now known as the African Union) on May 25, 1963. It is celebrated in various countries on the African continent, as well as around the world.
10 things you need to know about Africa Day
7. President Alpha Conde of the Republic of Guinea is the current chairman of the African Union.
10. The theme for 2016 is ‘Harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in youth.’