1953G.H. CalpinS. Afr. Way of Life 56To the Bantu the Europeans, probably because of their materialistic outlook, lack the essential quality of human beings, which is best conveyed by the Zulu word ‘Ubuntu.’
1978Rhodeo (Rhodes Univ.) 15 Sept. 7Steven Bantu Biko, founder member of SASO and the black consciousness movement..The man of ‘ubuntu’ — humanness and togetherness.
1982M. MzamaneChildren of Soweto 153Bra P. possessed that rare quality Africans call ubuntu or botho, which is the sum total of human values as Africans understand them.
1983Fair Lady 5 Oct. 12In some black areas it’s the second, third or fourth year of drought. What keeps the people going is buntu, an almost untranslatable word meaning caring, compassion, love.
1986J. Leatt inLeadershipVol.5No.4, 38Even black ‘reformist’ groups such as Inkatha advocate ‘welfare capitalism’ — ‘Capitalism with siza and ubuntu,’ two Zulu words which can be translated as ‘capitalism with a human face’.
1991D. Tutu inSunday Times 26 May 2It seems to me that we in the black community have lost our sense of ubuntu — our humanness, caring, hospitality, our sense of connectedness, our sense that my humanity is bound up in your humanity.
1993Act 200 inGovt Gaz.Vol.343No.15466, 180There is a need for understanding but not for vengeance, a need for reparation but not for retaliation, a need for ubuntu but not for victimisation.
1994J. Thomson inWeekend Post 1 Jan. 7Add ‘shalom’ and ‘truth’ to ubuntu — and with these three words..perhaps..the unborn’s right to life will no longer be disputed.
1994K. Mkhize inNatal Witness 28 Dec. 8Trust is the main axle in the wheel of Ubuntu.
1987Frontline May 27Whatever anyone thinks of Inkatha, you have to respect their efforts to include Sotho terms in their symbols...The ideology course in KwaZulu schools is called Ubuntu-Botho — again both languages.
1989L. Kaunda inNatal Witness 30 Mar. (Echo) 1Teachers at KwaZulu-run schools in Sweetwaters and other parts of Edenvale are apprehensive that they have to teach the KwaZulu-prescribed ubuntu-botho syllabus. Dubbed the ‘Inkatha’ subject by scholars, this non-examinable course has generated a lot of controversy ever since it was established.
1990F. Khumalo inWeekly Mail 4 May 11At local schools children are being taught Zulu and Ubuntu/Botho — Zulu nationalism as seen through the eyes of Inkatha.
1990M. KentridgeUnofficial War 104Inkatha keeps a tight hold on education...Ubuntu Botho, a subject devoted to the values and philosophies of the organisation, forms an integral part of the syllabus.
1991D. Mattera inPace Feb. 32I write to encourage compassion, empathy and humanism (ubuntu/botho)...I believe I am a humanist poet.
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