READ: Tanzania’s Julius Nyerere rejects Western domination of Africa in 1978 speech

Francis Akhalbey May 22, 2018 at 11:36am

May 22, 2018 at 11:36 am | History

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Content Manager

May 22, 2018 at 11:36 am | History

Julius Nyerere (Standing) -- Photo Credit: juliusnyerere.org

May 25 of every year in Africa is Africa Day. The day is set aside by the African Union (AU) to commemorate the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU). Throughout this week, which is also termed #AfricaWeek, Face2Face Africa will be sharing some iconic speeches by the founding fathers of the Organization of African Unity as a build up to Africa Day.

Here’s the speech by former Tanzanian president and anti-colonial activist Julius Nyerere rejecting Western domination of Africa.

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