For the love of Mzansi: #ImStaying movement grips SA

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For the love of Mzansi: #ImStaying movement grips SA

A video on Facebook proclaiming love for the country and its citizens sparks a surge of patriotism

Senior reporter

For Cape Town real estate agent Jarette Petzer the past 14 days have been a whirlwind ride, which has thrust patriotism and its meaning into the spotlight.

Since founding the #ImStaying campaign, thousands of South Africans have flooded the Facebook group with messages saying not only why they will not leave this country, but why many are returning home.

“It’s been unbelievable. I literally didn’t mean for this to happen. I found that I had become like many in our country – moaning, whining and complaining about the state of affairs, yet doing nothing to try and reverse the situation...

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