Thousands of people came from all over South Africa. They came on bicycles. Others came in cars and taxis. Many came by bus and a few came by aeroplane. Ten even came by horse and cart. And many came with their “old faithfuls” – on their own two legs.
Thandisizwe Mehlomakulu is playing on the floor. His mother, Zora Mehlomakulu, is sitting at her desk. The office around her is not very tidy and her scarf is slipping off. Zora’s eyes are sleepy while she talks.
A long time ago, Chief Mapoch of the Ndebele went to Moutse. He wanted to see Chief Mathebe of the Pedi. Chief Mapoch asked Chief Mathebe to let the Ndebele move to Moutse. Chief Mathebe said yes. So the Ndebele moved. And everyone lived in peace.