Premier: stop griping a nd start planting

2011-04-28 00:00

PREMIER Zweli Mkhize has called upon South Africans to embrace the things that unite them.

He was addressing thousands of people in the Sisonke district during a Freedom Day celebration held in Koki rural village in Umzimkhulu yesterday.

Before the celebration, Mkhize officially opened Zwelibanzi Junior Secondary school and planted trees.

Shakira’s Waka-waka World Cup anthem was among the things he referred to as a symbol of nation building, representing the best of South Africa and bearing the spirit of unity.

He said the fact that South Africans look different to each other does not weaken the country and that every race should be proud of its culture, food and religion.

Mkhize did not miss the opportunity to campaign and encouraged the audience “to vote in the coming elections” said Mkhize.

He urged the youth not to simply to complain about a lack of jobs, but to get involved in productive activities like agriculture and to avoid drug abuse.

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