I am singing a song
Not a song of praise
Neither is it a worship song
But a rhythm of unity
To the beloved family of successors
Brothers and sisters, sons and daughters of Africa
You are a distinguished and courageous branch
Whatever it takes, you strive through
And you have proved to be vintage trophy holders,
Always your faces are showing love
You are all destined to succeed,
You support neither villians nor cowards
Antagonism is not a concept to you
But a weed to be eliminated from within us
We have invited virtue to be the master of our mission
And being united shall be our talent
And this virtue is a mandate to our mission of growth
Persistency! It is our daily bread
Leading to the support of our other continents
We shall forever remain united.
Four shoulders are better than two,
Africa, you have proved this to be a genuine concept
Through your dedicated unity
In all your daily activities
To get to the bottom of anything,
You have to start digging
And we are closer to the bottom of our digging,
We have united to be one in Africa
And to all the Africans,
Those who live virtuously may be dissolute for a time
But our reaping time is forever
But one who depends on flatter,
Shall be dissolute forever
United we stand, divided we fall.
Arise and shine Africa, the sky is your limit.
By: Tendai Chikwanha
About the author
Tendai Chikwanha is currently based in Durban South Africa, and is in third year, studying Transport and Logistics.
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