Minister Nathi Mthethwa to launch the 4th edition of Africa Month celebrations in Cape Town
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa invites the media to the launch of the 4th edition of Africa Month on Wednesday, 02 May 2018 at Arts Cape in Cape Town under the theme, The Year of Nelson Mandela: Building a Better Africa and a Better World!.
The Month of May has been declared Africa Month, to celebrate the founding of the Organisation of African Unity on 25 May 1963, it was on this date that 25 May was declared as Africa Day as a symbol of unity amongst all Africans.
Africa Month is conceptualised within the context of several policies and legislative instruments that guide what South Africa wants to achieve domestically and internationally. In this regard, the principles of the National Development Plan 2030 and Outcome 11 and 14 of the Medium Term Strategy Framework (MTSF) objectives become the pillars of Africa Month.
Activities for this years’ Africa Month will be outlined at the launch.
Source: Government of South Africa