Africa 24.5.2017 12:25 am

Time to redefine ourselves as Africans – Mthethwa

‘First and foremost, we are sons and daughters of this soil.’

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa on Tuesday urged delegates at an Africa Month colloquium to categorise the continent based on own experiences, not the perception of external forces.

Time to redefine ourselves as Africans – Mthethwa
Time to redefine ourselves as Africans – Mthethwa

Time to redefine ourselves as Africans – Mthethwa

‘First and foremost, we are sons and daughters of this soil.’

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Gangsters, corrupt police officers threaten national security – police minister

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Unknown man found dead next to road near Pretoria

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