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INT. SANDRA’S HOUSE. DAY.


AMALIA

He is dead…. This is all my fault. SANDRA

No don’t blame yourself okay

AMALIA

The driver of the taxi warned us what I’m going to tell his brother? He will kill me.

SANDRA

No he will understand.

ZANELE

What left is to be aware of those people they will come here any time….. And when they arrive they will kill us all.


THE IS A NOISE COMING TOWARDS THE HOUSE


Did you hear that?

SANDRA

It’s them…. We have to be quiet sit down.

PROTESTS

Get out of house we going to burn you now…. We know you are inside.

ZANELE

We’ll die today.

AMALIA

No one is going to die here.

SANDRA

What are you doing? Where are you going?

AMALIA

I’m going to finish what I started.

SANDRA

Those people will kill you.

DOOR OPENS LEADER

I knew that you’ll come out first. (Beat) Attack her

AMALIA

Wait….. South Africans I know you are angry and I understand what you crying for but do you think kill innocent people will solve the problem or you increasing your problem by killing us…… I know that you are jobless but killing is not a solution…. I came here yesterday after burying my parents who killed by some of people who are here to kill me my parents were selling here in the Streets of Johannesburg but they killed now I have to take care of my two siblings now I have to be a mother and a father at the same time it difficult at home because there are no jobs there too then that forced me to come here too to continue where mom and dad left but it’s getting difficult because the country that we thought it’s safe it is the one that create war between Africans. South Africa is the mother of all Africans. Everyone wishes to come here to get a better life like me as I wished We know that there are people who enter the country illegally but some of us we came here legally Instead of war let’s come with solutions that can work for all of us.

PROTEST MEMBER

We don’t have to listen to this nonsense.

AMALIA

I know I’m a young girl who just think she knows all but the truth must be told South Africa is the mother of all Africans


THERE IS NOISE OF PROTESTS AT THE BACKGROUND

LEADER

Calm down everyone….. (Beat) The young girl here she is telling the truth people lost their life we were hoping that it’s going to work on our favour but it didn’t work it’s bringing more problems

people let put our weapons down and make peace to our brothers and sisters……


THE WAS NOISE COME TOWARDS THE PEOPLE


ZACK

Hey young girl where is my little brother?

LEADER

Stop that man

AMALIA

No don’t let him be angry…

ZACK

Where is my brother you killed him?

AMALIA

How can I kill the person that I really loved…. You know that you killed him at the first time when you start a war back home you where always chasing him away from you now you come to me to blame me….. Do peace my brother Africans need to be free if you come here to blame me it’s fine. Kaula is dead what’s left for us is to make peace as Africans.

LEADER

People let’s drop our weapons down and go back to our homes.

ZACK

What I have done to deserve this I tried to protect him but look now he left me without saying goodbye.

AMALIA

What I can say to you is that you have to go back home and do peace with those people you always fighting with for your little brother and set Africans free.

ZACK

I’m sorry for what I was trying to do to you I didn’t know that you are such good forgive me.

AMALIA

I already forgiving you you can feel free I loved Kaula the way you loved him.

ZANELE

You are too young but your brain is too big full of peace.

SANDRA

Thank you to safe African…. This is going to be on the documentary that I’m doing at the moment.

AMALIA

(Voice Over) Africa we are one people. One nation we just separated by borders but to God we are one.


INTERNAL. SANDRA’HOUSE. NIGHT


TELEVISION PLAYING AT THE BACKGROUND


AMALIA

Sister Sandra……

SANDRA

Yes my dear.

AMALIA

You know I was thinking.

SANDRA

Thinking about?

AMALIA

Thinking about finding a job I can’t stay here doing nothing I have to get something to make living.

SANDRA

Where that comes from we did tell you that you are welcomed here.

AMALIA

I know but the aim of me coming here was to get job somewhere so I have to make sure that happen.

SANDRA

You know it’s not easy to get job….

AMALIA

I know but there must be someone who is in need of help.

SANDRA

So what do you thinking?

AMALIA

I don’t know that’s why I talking to you you know this place better.

SANDRA

I’ll see if I can come with a plan but I’m not promising anything.

AMALIA

Ooh thank you so much I really appreciate your help


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