Thursday the 25th of May marks the continent wide day of celebration known as Africa Day.
Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), now known as the African Union, which happened on May 25, 1963.
The day is not only celebrated across the African continent but draws in support from around the world.
Below are some of the best reactions on twitter:
— Manu Maosa (@Manu_maosa) May 25, 2017
— Hugh Ayara (@Hugh_Ayara) May 25, 2017
— Neven Mimica (@MimicaEU) May 25, 2017
— Ulrich Janse van Vuuren (@UlrichJvV) May 25, 2017
— The Dark Rose (@VonDavincci) May 25, 2017
— Kaddu Sebunya (@AWFCEO) May 25, 2017
— Sebastine Azonobi (@ugoazonobi007) May 25, 2017
— Reginald (@WitbooiReggie) May 25, 2017
“I am not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me.”— Kwame Nkrumah #AfricaDay ?
— DGS (@DGS____) May 25, 2017