By ZBC Reporter
AFRICAN Union Chairperson President Cyril Ramaphosa and President Emmerson Mnangagwa are set to co-launch the Africa Fact Book.
Speaking to ZBC News in Harare, Institute of African Knowledge (INSTAK) Chief Executive Officer, Ambassador Kwame Muzavazi said the Fact Book is Africa’s first ever coordinated response to 500 years of disinformation against the continent.
“In a few weeks time, 500 years of a disinformation campaign that has been waged against Africa comes to an end. The Africa fact book is finally here and in the next few weeks we shall be having a launch of the fact book by the Chairperson of the Africa Union, President Ramaphosa and President Mnangagwa, the head of state of the African Union member state which hosted the compilation of the first edition of the fact book.
The Fact Book is Africa’s first ever coordinated response to 500 years of disinformation against Africa and a lot of things that are so incorrect that have been said about Africa; some of which have had devastating impact on African economies as wrong facts turn away investors.
”We can expect in the Africa fact book to hear that global civilisation was born in Africa. For Example the science of Mathematics, the oldest science of counting was found in the Lebombo Mountains between South Africa and Swaziland. We shall be able to know that the oldest institution what I shall call university began in Africa.
”We are going to understand that the Egyptian Pyramids were built by us the black people. We are the grand sons and daughters of the Pharaohs of Egypt. We shall indeed claim irrefutably that the Great Zimbabwe was built by the people of today’s Zimbabwe and Southern Africa,” said Ambassador Muzavazi.
By ZBC Reporter