When Hugh Masekela wrote the deeply inspirational song Thuma Mina (“Send me”), later adopted by President Ramaphosa in his 2018 state of the nation speech, he saw a future where ordinary South Africans answered the call to turn the country around, and not wait for government to make the changes needed.
The lyrics of the song are a passionate plea for total commitment to be the best we can be as individuals, to help build a better South Africa.
Thuma Mina calls on each one of us to help make a better life for our country and all its people.
Here are a few ideas on how each of us, in our own way, can make a contribution to a thriving economy and a healthy and prosperous South Africa.
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