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Division of Sports

Head of Division: Mr. Machacha Shepande

Sport is an area where Africa already excels, mainly through the excellence and good character of its star athletes. Building on this, sport is a tool for the transformation of Africa and its renaissance, at every level of society up to the world stage. The Division promotes the implementation of the Sports Policy Framework as a factor for social cohesion, peace, development and integration in collaboration with Member States, Regional Economic Communities and development partners. The Division promotes participation and excellence, build capacity and promote ethics and values for sport in Africa. The Division works with various stakeholders to provide a dynamic sport environment that enables all Africans to experience and enjoy involvement in sport to the extent of their abilities and interests and to perform consistently and successfully at the highest competitive level.