A Speech About South Africa´s Democracy and Freedom Essay

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Greetings, my fellow South Africans.

Today we are here to come together and unite in our quest for a continued democratic government. I, BB HH, am the president and founding member of the Democratic Fusion Committee (DFC). This nurtured, beautiful, beloved Rainbow Nation has encountered its birthday of being a democratic society for twenty long, splendid, strengthening years. This society climbed it’s arduous journey out of the rubble and dystopia that was our past and transformed this country from a barren wasteland filled with lies, deception and hate into a utopia from which sprung forth equality, freedom and love. The hands of Tata Madiba, by which this great nation was born, worked tirelessly to achieve the democracy we have
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Greetings, my fellow South Africans.

Today we are here to come together and unite in our quest for a continued democratic government. I, BB HH, am the president and founding member of the Democratic Fusion Committee (DFC). This nurtured, beautiful, beloved Rainbow Nation has encountered its birthday of being a democratic society for twenty long, splendid, strengthening years. This society climbed it’s arduous journey out of the rubble and dystopia that was our past and transformed this country from a barren wasteland filled with lies, deception and hate into a utopia from which sprung forth equality, freedom and love. The hands of Tata Madiba, by which this great nation was born, worked tirelessly to achieve the democracy we have today, that the DFC will continue to endlessly strive for in everything that we do. To change to a government that has not been in power before, especially since democracy, is a frightening ordeal, but as Tata Madiba once said, “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear4, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who feels afraid, but he who conquers that fear”.

It has been twenty years since South Africa rose to a democratic society. A society in which we were promised education, freedom and equality but have we truly been given these promises? In mid-year 2013 a survey was conducted by “Statistics South Africa” to determine our population. Our population stands at approximately 52.98 million people. Of that amount,