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Africa Month Archive

Africa Month is commemorated in May every year in most states which are members of the African Union (AU). It commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity in 1963, which became the African Union in July 2002 after amalgamating with the African Economic Community.

UCT celebrates Africa Month each year with a programme of events, talks and exhibitions.

Check out the full Programme of Events for Africa Month 2014.

Celebrate Africa Concert - 16 May 2014

UCT will be hosting its Celebrate Africa Concert at the Baxter Concert Hall on 16 May 2014. The concert, also known as the annual Alumni Concert, will star music luminaries Letta Mbulu and Caiphus Semenya, who received honorary doctorates from UCT in 2013. They will be joined by UCT graduates Mduduzi Mtshali, Mimi Ntenjwa and Amanda Tiffin. Tickets from Computicket.

Listen to UCT Radio's exclusive interview with Prof Thandabantu Nhlapo, Letta Mbulu and Caiphus Semenya.