President Zuma to host the 2017 Africa Day Celebration

President Jacob Zuma will today, 25 May 2017, host the national 2017 Africa Day celebration at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, in Pretoria.

Africa Day is celebrated annually on 25 May within the African continent to mark the formation of the Organisation of African Unity on 25 May 1963 and the African Union in 2002 as well as chart the progress made by the continent since then to advance democracy, peace, stability and socio-economic development.

The details of the celebration are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 25 May 2017

Time: 12h00 (Media to arrive at 11h00)

Venue: Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, Pretoria

Members of the media should send their names ID/Passport numbers or 083 276 1295. Members of the media are also advised to bring along their valid press cards and ID/Passport documents.

Note as well that nobody wearing jeans, T-shirts and takkies will be allowed into the venue. The dress code is strictly presentable in line with the decorum of the event and the venue.

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency.