Mthoko Mpofana

Rookie - 2 Points (10 Feb 1989 / Port Shepstone)

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Grew up in Gamalakhe Township. Learnt English at Port Shepstone Junior Primary School. Graduated to Port Shepstone Senior Primary and then to Port Shepstone High in 2002. Left for Evangel Christian School in 2004 and left school to stay home. Finished matric, learnt guitar and a few languages in 2008. more »

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The Dark Continent

'Africa my beginning, Africa my end. I was born here and I will die here'
Africa you bear my hopes and fears
Poverty, famine, crime and AIDS are words which plague Mother Africa's name
These demons bring me shame
While people try to make Africa better, a few let the hardship overpower them
Shame on them
They give up hope and go about their knavish ways
Even though there's hope on the horizon, be that as it may
They continue to destroy what little Mother Africa has
Africa is no longer what she was
'Mother Africa is weeping'
Yet a new dawn may be ...

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