When a continent celebrates age instead of achievements. African Union @ 55, What are we celebrating? – © Williams Osei, WILLS ANTI-CORRUPTION FOUNDATION - WAF Africa.
Writer: Williams Osei, Director, WAF AFRICA Date: 25th May, 2018
It is 25th May again, fifty-five years since the Organization of African Unity (OAU) now known as the African Union (AU) came into existence. I have been authorised neither to go to work nor school, it is a holiday. Yes! Africa @55. As I walk on the streets of Cape Coast, the former capital city of our beloved country, Ghana; stores are closed, government offices are closed, even some market women who are usually not moved by such holidays did not assume post to ply their usual trade. Africa is 55years today!
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