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Home in a foreign land

Tshepo Maleka

Southern African regional identity is a concept introduced newly to me. Never knew it, never heard about it, never valued it, never imagined it, but landing in Mozambique on 8 August 2014 at 11:15 made me realize that yes truly I am in a foreign country. The atmosphere, the environment, the people and the language was all new and different, but the feeling was the same. The feeling that I am still home was with me. A home away from home it is. Read More

SayXchange Alumnus Inspires 2014 Participants

Date: 7 August 2014

Last year this time I was part of the SayXchange programme. To be precise, this day last year, I had already been in Malawi for 11 days. On 28 July 2013 the plane took off at OR Tambo, bound for Malawi. On that flight was me and four fellow South African colleagues. Apart from the over -filled bags, we were accompanied by our fears and anxiety of the unknown

”Traveling broadens the mind more than reading," says a very popular Turkish proverb. It is true- as long as one embraces experiences with an open mind. Traveling is seeing new countries, meeting new people, experiencing new things, learning a different side of life and more. It is, in short, the adventurous outdoor class trip to different cultures, different languages, different political climates and different histories... Read More

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