Join Africa Week Event

Let celebrate Africa Week together 18 - 25 May 2018

#AfricaWeek 2018

Africa Day presents an opportunity for not just South Africans but Africans
all over the Continent to reconnect and recommit to supporting all government interventions to develop an inclusive Africa and a better world. “Social Cohesion towards Building Communities of Peace and Diversity”
(WE are Africans)

New Topics

Highlight the four principal attributes contained in the Africa Week theme

Keynote Speech

The Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba will deliver the Keynote address.

Social Cohesion

Celebration of Africa diversity, nation building and Social Cohesion


They are selfless social reformists, inspirational humanitarians and social entrepreneurs wanting to make positive change for the benefit of society.

  • Mayor Herman Mashaba

    Executive Mayor

  • Dr Mpho Phalatse

    MMC Social Development

  • Martin Pearson

    Motivational speaker

  • Jessica Green


  • Marc Gbaffou

    ADF chairperson

  • Joan Graves


  • Peter Reid


  • Tracey Mike

    City of Joburg

Africa Week 2018
Download the full programme

A full week has been set aside for Africa Day festivities in May 2018, with activities focusing on arts and crafts, screenings and dialogue, plays/theatre on migration and xenophobia, poetry and music. Serious issues, such as xenophobia, will also be discussed and debated, there will also be a dialogue with Embassies, Intergovernmental and Traditional leaders where there will be sharing of information on challenges and resolutions on undocumented migrants.

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The Joburg Theatre parking garage is located at the corner of Simmonds and Stiemens Streets, Braamfontein, Johannesburg. The main pedestrian entrance is located at 163 Civic Boulevard, opposite the Metro centre offices (Civic Boulevard was previously known as Loveday Street).

Joburg Theatre



Loveday St & Hoofd St, Johannesburg, 2001
011 877 6800

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Africa Week Activities

Take a quick look at the event program. The event is fully packed with activities


Please register to attend africa Week celebration. We will contact you with the latest updates


A big thank you to our partners and sponsors