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AU Symbols and Anthem

EMBLEM

Description of The Emblem of the AU

Emblem:

  1. The palm leaves shooting up on either side of the outer circle stand for peace.
  2. the gold circle again symbolizes Africa's wealth and bright future.
  3. The green circle again stands for African hopes and aspirations.
  4. the plain map of Africa without boundaries in the inner circle signifies African unity.
  5. The small interlocking red rings at base of the Emblem stand for African solidarity and the blood shed for Liberation of Africa.

 

AU FLAG

 

AU Anthem
  Let us all unite and celebrate together
  The victories won for our liberation
  Let us dedicate ourselves to rise together
  To defend our liberty and unity

    O Sons and Daughters of Africa
    Flesh of the Sun and Flesh of the Sky
    Let us make Africa the Tree of Life

  Let us all unite and sing together
  To uphold the bonds that frame our destiny
  Let us dedicate ourselves to fight together
  For lasting peace and justice on earth

    O Sons and Daughters of Africa
    Flesh of the Sun and Flesh of the Sky
    Let us make Africa the Tree of Life

  Let us all unite and toil together
  To give the best we have to Africa
  The cradle of mankind and fount of culture
  Our pride and hope at break of dawn.

    O Sons and Daughters of Africa
    Flesh of the Sun and Flesh of the Sky
    Let us make Africa the Tree of Life