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AU, SA, Host a Diaspora Summit

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 11:23
AU, in partnership with South Africa, hosts the Global African Diaspora Summit

The Africa Union (AU), in partnership with South Africa, is hosting the Global African Diaspora Summit, one of the vehicles through which the AU and the African Diaspora aim to realise the vision or a united, peaceful and prosperous Africa and her Diaspora.

President Jacob Zuma, together with 64 heads of state are attending the event, which is hosted under the theme ‘Towards the Realisation of a United and Integrated Africa and its Diaspora’.

In the same vein, International Relations Minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, says the summit confirms Unity for Africans. She describes the event as one of the projects that is the, "Culmination of the vision of our fore bearers, that we should be sitting here together to discuss how we integrate and continue to work together.”

To read the article titled, “First Global African Diaspora Summit underway,” click here.

Source: 
SABC News