South African Airways proudly celebrates Africa Day

JOHANNESBURG. 25 May 2017 – South African Airways (SAA) proudly joins hands with all the people of Africa to celebrate Africa Day today. In being a leading player in the aviation industry in Africa by facilitating the movement of goods, services and people and enhancing cross-cultural interchanges on the continent for over 83 years, we are proud to be recognised as the Best Airline in Africa for 14 consecutive years (Skytrax).

Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the 25 May 1963 foundation of the Organisation of African Unity, which then became the African Union on 26 May…
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South African Airways proudly celebrates Africa Day

Africa Day Concert 2016

Songhoy Blues

Songhoy Blues will perform at the Africa Day Concert. Image courtesy Songhoy Blues

It’s almost Africa Day (25 May) and that means it’s nearly time for the Africa Day Concert, which takes place in Newtown on 28 May. The focus of Africa Day* is to celebrate diversity through unity and what better way to express this sentiment than with music from across the continent.

Highlights include Oliver Mtukudzi from Zimbabwe, Songhoy Blues (a desert  punk/blues band from Mali) and Vaudou Game (a retro-inspired groove-based funk band from Togo). Up-and-coming…
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