Africa Month is held in May annually and is commemorated differently throughout the African continent and abroad.
It is a month-long celebration of Africa Day on 25 May to mark the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) – now known as the African Union – in 1963. It is a celebration of the diversity of and a call to unity for the continent.
Let SAA take you to Cape Town and visit Robben Island, the once notorious prison during Apartheid, Tanzania to explore the famous Kondoa Irangi Rock Paintings, fly to Entebbe, on the shores the exquisite Lake Victoria – one of the African great lakes, and, delve into the copper industry in Ndola, the third largest city in Zambia and the industrial and commercial centre of the country’s copper-belt.
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The Kondo Irangi Rock Paintings on the eastern slopes of the Masai escarpment bordering the Great Rift Valley are natural rock shelters, overhanging slabs of sedimentary rocks fragmented by rift faults, whose vertical planes have been used for rock paintings for at least two millennia.
The spectacular collection of images from over 150 shelters over 2,336 km2, many with high artistic value, displays sequences that provide a unique testimony to the changing socio-economic base of the area from hunter-gatherer to agro-pastoralist, and the beliefs and ideas associated with the different societies.
South African Airways offers the convenience of direct flights to Ndola and other great business and tourist destinations in Zambia.
Ndola is the third largest city in Zambia and is the industrial and commercial centre of the country’s copper-belt.
Copper is the cornerstone of the national economy and the area is famed for its mineral production. Because of its booming industry, the city is the financial hub of Zambia. The central business district is lined with offices, shops and factories and the city plays host to the annual Zambia International Trade Fair.
Entebbe is a city situated on the shores the exquisite Lake Victoria – one of the African great lakes.
It’s an excellent fishing destination and the area draws many visitors in search of mighty Nile Perch, considered a world-class game fish. The area is also well known for its sprawling botanical gardens which is host to a diverse bird population and is one of the famous birding spots in Uganda.
Entebbe is ideal for both the tranquility of a beautiful beach resort and the energetic pursuit of adventure. It is home to remarkable scenery, astonishing wildlife and stunning beaches and features a rich history which shaped the vibrant local culture.
A once notorious prison
Just off the coast of Cape Town, is the once notorious Robben Island, were political prisoners like Nelson Mandela were imprisoned during apartheid.
Hop on a flight to Cape Town by booking it on www.flysaa.com and visit the cell of prisoner 46664 while taking in the splendor of Cape Town.
Let SAA fly you to these three beautiful cities this Africa Month. Book your flight now.