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Africa’s Women Day

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July 31st, 2021


15:00 - 18:00 CAT/GMT+2


The Political Legacy of Africa Women in Celebration of July 31, The African Union Africa's Women Day.

“The day will come when history will speak. But it will not be the history, which will be taught in Brussels, Paris, Washington or the United Nations… Instead, Africa will write its own history, and in both north and south it will be a history of glory and dignity”.

Letter from Thysville Prison to Mrs Lumumba.

Why Attend The Africa's Women Day Event?

Did you know that Africa’s Women Day has been in existence since 1962?

Did you also know that Africa is a continent filled with untold stories of female heroes?

Did you know that before America had its first vice president (after 244 years of independence), Africa already had 26 Female presidents and Prime ministers?

Did you know that Africa had its first Prime Minister (Honourable Elisabeth Domitien, from 1975-1976) before Britain had Margret Thatcher?

Do you know that from 1975 to today, Africa has had 40 Female Presidents, Vices, Prime Ministers and Deputies and 1 Chairwoman of the African Union Commission?

Do you know that as we speak, Africa has 2 Female presidents (Ethiopia and Tanzania), 3 Vice Presidents (Liberia, Zambia and Uganda), 3 Female Prime Ministers (Namibia, Togo and Gabon) and 1 Deputy Prime Minister (Namibia) in office?

This and much more is what we are focusing on with this event.

The theme of this event is; “The political legacy of African women from 1975-2021”

We are delighted to have you join us on this historical day to celebrate 59th Africa’s Women Day.

Registration is free, so we invite you to bring your family, friends, colleagues and social media community to register, and celebrate with us.

The virtual event broadcasting platform is Zoom.

With your registration, you will be receiving exciting and “must-know” updates including an updated list of speakers and the final program

Our updates are designed to help you learn more, not just about the event but also about the incredible women we are spotlight and also important facts about our African history.


Among our guest speakers are:

H.E. President Samba-Panza, First Female President of the Central African Republic

H. E. Joyce Banda, First Female President of the Republic of Malawi

H.E (Dr.) Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim ​First Female President of Mauritius

​H.E Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma, First Female Chair of the African Union Commission

Hon. Maria das Neves Ceita Baptista de Sousa, First Female Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé & Príncipe


Ms Maya Kayakawa - Senior Presenter at BBC Africa.

We update this event page daily, so feel free to check in whenever your time allows!

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Organising team/partners

  • Joy Wanjiru M-Zenz, Founder and CEO of Africa Women in Europe & African Women in Trade (Kenya/Germany)

  • Beatrice Achaleke, serial author & publisher of GloBUNTU Books (Cameroon/Austria/South Africa)

  • Clara Okoro, Founder of My Beautiful Africa (Nigeria)

  • Mavis Owusu, executive decision author (Ghana)

  • Raman Igbani Arunsi, media expert (Nigeria)

  • Abigail Adaeze Onii Egbunine, Creative Director of JGUSL Designs, Graphic Designer (Nigeria)

  • Gbenga Subair, President of the African Union Day

Africa Women in Trade

Globuntu Books

PAWO ( Pan- African Women's Organisation)

Africa Union Day US

My Beautiful Africa

Africa Women in Europe

JGUL Designs

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Thank you kindly for your support and see you at the event.

Your highly motivated Africa’s Women Day Awareness - Raising Team

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