Rise up and speak out!

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Rise up and speak up!
Ours was not a struggle for civil liberties
Ours was a struggle for inalienable human rights
We fought for what was denied us in their constitutions
These rights we have enshrined in our new Constitution
We have thereby humanised those who dehumanised us
We have freed ourselves and those who repressed and oppressed us
We have extended citizenship to all
We have gifted Ubuntu to all
We continue to embrace humanity
We protect, provide and secure the whole of humanity
We shun brutality
We shun hostility
We shun negativity
We open the doors of learning and culture
We open our hearts and arms to all visitors in line with our culture
We nurture in line with our culture
We nurture in line with our nature
We nurture in line with our African culture
We nurture in line with the values of Ubuntu in line with…

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