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Part One: Convocation Events and the South African National Anthem

 

Photo by Jim Harrison © 1999

Photo by Jim Harrison © 1999

The South African National Anthem

Nkosi Sikelel’i Afrika

performed by the Kuumba Singers

Photo by Kris Snibbe - Harvard News Office

Photo by Kris Snibbe – Harvard News Office

Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika
Maluphakanyisw’ uphondo lwayo
Yiva imathandazo yethu
Nkosi Sikelela Nkosi Sikelela.Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika
Maluphakanyisw’ uphondo lwayo
Yiva imathandazo yethu
Nkosi Sikelela
Thina lusapho lwayo.Yihla moya, yihla moya
Yihla moya oyingcwele
Nkosi Sikelela
Thina lusapho lwayo.
Lord, bless Africa
May her spirit rise high up
Hear thou our prayers
Lord bless us.Lord, bless Africa
May her spirit rise high up
Hear thou our prayers
Lord bless us
Your family.Descend, O Spirit
Descend, O Holy Spirit
Lord bless us
Your family.
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