A definition of UBUNTU:
"Embedded in a collective Self or a collective Ego, the psychodynamic of ubuntu goes straight to the community’s wellbeing. Self-interest and common interest are inextricably linked. Amathe nolimi. In others words, ubuntu generates a social love story rooted in brotherhood."
JEAN-BERTRAND ARISTIDE - January, 2005, University of South Africa Lecture
What is is UBUNTU?
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MY EXPLORATION OF UBUNTU PSYCHOLOGY-TO-DATE:
Ubuntu : This article is about the South African ideology. Ubuntu is a South African ethic or ideology focusing on people's allegiances and relations with each other. The word comes from the Zulu and Xhosa languages. Ubuntu is seen as a traditional African concept. Ubuntu is pronounced "oo-BOON-too".
A rough translation in English could be "humanity towards others." Another translation would be: "The belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity."  (http://www.ubuntufund.org/overview.html).
A longer aim at a definition is this one: "A person with ubuntu is open and available to others, affirming of others, does not feel threatened that others are able and good, for he or she has a proper self-assurance that comes from knowing that he or she belongs in a greater whole and is diminished when others are humiliated or diminished, when others are tortured or oppressed." Quote by Archbishop Desmond Tutu (according to 
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Ubuntu is seen as one of the founding principles of the new republic of South Africa and connected to the idea of an African Renaissance.
A definition of ubuntu (http://faculty.ccp.cc.pa.us/FACULTY/jhoward/southafrica/ubuntu.html)
Abstract of an article about the relation between ubuntu and the law by Y Mokgoro (http://www.puk.ac.za/law/per/documents/98v1mokg.htm)
An assessment by Dirk J. Louw (http://www.bu.edu/wcp/Papers/Afri/AfriLouw.htm)
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