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Celebrate Africa Day in Africa

Every year, Africa Day, or Africa Unity Day, is celebrated on May 25th. This special day commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on May 25, 1963 which was the beginning of changing and restoring freedom and independence to many African countries.

If you haven't taken the opportunity to explore this vast continent before, then make sure to add it on your travel bucketlist. Where are the most popular places to visit in Africa? So, there are penguins on the beaches in South Africa? Have you ever heard of the Big Five? Check some of the recent searches made by our travel enthusiasts.

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  • The prices listed above are past searches done by real customers in the period for specific travel dates. Fares are roundtrip, based on availability, and are subject to change.

  • South African Airways' special fares valid until May 28, 2019 from Washington Dulles (IAD) and New York (JFK) to South Africa. Travel validity: Low season (outbound) October 26 through November 30, 2019; shoulder season (outbound) September 1, 2019 through October 25, 2019. Available for midweek (MON-THUR) travel. Weekend surcharge will apply. Min stay: Sunday. Max stay: Travel must be completed by December 9, 2019. Awarded 'Best Airline Staff in Africa for Skytrax Airline Award 2018. Prices listed were found following searches on Vayama by real customers in the past 10 days. Fares are quoted in U.S dollars for one customer (adult). Prices include taxes and fees for a roundtrip travel on South African Airways. Prices do not include baggage fees that may be charged by the applicable airline. All fares are based on seat, date, time of availability and can sell out any moment. Fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Tickets are nontransferable and nonrefundable. Other restrictions may apply.

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