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1

Fill in the missing word(s).
Ubuntu is an _______ idea. It means being _____.When you have the quality of Ubuntu, you are ______.

African, human, kind.

2

Fill in the missing word(s).
Ubuntu means you can't ____ in isolation. It speaks about _________________ i.e. you can't be human by yourself. The ______ phrase explains this "umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu (a person is a person through (other) people).

live, interconnectedness, Zulu.

3

Fill in the missing word(s).
We think of ourselves far too frequently as __________, ________ from one another. But actually what you do affects the whole world. When you do well, it _______, affecting the whole of humanity.

individuals, separated, spreads.

4

Who said this famous quote on Ubuntu and when?

"A person with Ubuntu is open and available to others, affirming others, does not feel threatened that others are able and good, for he or she has a proper self-assurance that comes from knowing that he or she belongs in a greater whole and is diminished when others are humiliated or diminished, when others are tortured or oppressed."

Desmond Tutu, 1998.

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Who said this famous quote explaining Ubuntu?
"A traveler through a country would stop at a village and he didn't have to ask for food or for water. Once he stops, the people give him food, entertain him. That is one aspect of Ubuntu, but it will have various aspects. Ubuntu does not mean that people should not enrich themselves. The question therefore is: Are you going to do so in order for the community around you be able to improve?

Nelson Mandela