They run together every day.
Juma said, "Let's run across our continent. Let's race, together with Africans from many countries!"
"Let's go, we can do it! African unity!" cheered Kadogo.
They lit the torch and began to run.
The race started at the southern tip of our continent, in Cape Town, South Africa.
They ran through Namibia, Angola, DRC, Congo and Cameroon. Runners quickly joined them from these countries.
The growing group of people rested in Nigeria, in Abuja.
They continued together, following the River Niger.
Juma was the strongest of all of them. He led the way safely, holding the unity torch high.
Then they decided to race to Morocco through Senegal and Mauritania.
All the way, more people joined them.
Next, they set off across North Africa.
Then they turned and headed east, following the River Nile to East Africa.
More young people joined them in Kampala, Uganda.
The group ran into Kenya, and headed for its coast and the city of Mombasa.
Juma said, "Let's take the unity torch to Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania."
The runners stopped the race. Everyone came to help Juma.
He said, "You can carry the torch to Mount Kilimanjaro. Let's light a flame for African unity."
People cheered the runners saying, "You are our heroes. We are together!"
Kadogo said to Juma, "We've run from farthest point in southern Africa to the farthest point in North Africa. Now we are in the south again. Our journey is ending."
Crowds gathered at this important place, cheering to welcome the tired runners.
"We did it!" said Kadogo. "What a race!" smiled Juma.
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