- A video shared by a local philanthropist warmed hearts recently
- It showed a homeless man sharing his food with other homeless people
- Many social media users were impressed by his kindness
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A homeless man has proven that real wealth comes from within. The man was treated to groceries by well-known Good Samaritan, BI Phakathi, and decided to buy for his homeless friend too.
A video of the incident was shared by BI on his Facebook page. According to the footage, the homeless man's name is Michael. He grew up in the streets after he was given up by his mother who couldn't afford to raise him. His story touched Phakathi who offered to buy him food.
The pair went shopping and the man bought groceries for himself and two other homeless friends. His act of kindness impressed social media users. Facebook user Kishan Shravak said:
"They are poor only because no proper opportunity or support came to their way.They are all our bros and sisters"
Herina Achieng Aries said:
"Amazing how the poor always want just a little they are scared of wanting more but the rich are greedy want more and more and more. Be blessed for sharing with the less fortunate, I can't imagine a man grew up in the streets all his life eiiiish."
Leander Jessie Abbott said:
"My heart, kindness is contagious. Thank you for helping this young man and the other homeless people. Blessings from Darwin, Australia."
Tanya Jordaan said:
"Your work must be so much harder and challenging with the virus, as so many people are out there, hungry and cold, keeping you in my prayers my friend, please stay safe and stay blessed."
Priscilla Slow said:
"BI the Lord will bless you 1 000-fold. I wish our government will learn by you. You don't see the colour of the people's skin, but you see the need. I love to watch your videos and the work you do."
Meanwhile, a Ghanaian historian who appears to be at the Ancestral River Park at Assin Manso in the Central Region of Ghana has argued that "Jamaica" is an Akan term.
In a snippet of GBCNews sighted by YEN.com.gh, the gentleman explains that the term "Jamaica" may sound like a word from the land of Jamaica itself but in reality, it was a group of Akan slaves that named the place with the term.
The historian explained that the word Jamaica actually comes from "perhaps, I've remained here" in Akan, which is said in a similar word-pronunciation as "Jamaica".
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