Ramaphosa: SA has proud heritage

2014-09-24 18:30
(Leon Sadiki, City Press)

(Leon Sadiki, City Press)

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Orkney - South Africa has a rich and proud heritage that should be celebrated, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said in Orkney on Wednesday.

"What we saw here, various cultures of our country is what we are all about as South Africans," Ramaphosa told hundreds gathered at the James Motlatsi stadium.

"This is what we need to promote, applaud and celebrate."

He was delivering the keynote address during the Heritage Day celebrations at the stadium.

He encouraged South Africans to learn about each other's cultures to better understand them and to contribute to nation building.

"We are united in our diversity... In the various languages we speak. Let us learn each other's cultures and history. Let us try to speak each other's languages," he said.

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