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Asimbonanga (Mandela)

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ASIMBONANGA (MANDELA)nelsonmandelaWE HAVE NOT SEEN HIM (MANDELA)
  
AsimbonangaWe have not seen him
Asimbonang' uMandela thinaWe have not seen Mandela
Laph'ekhonaIn the place where he is
Laph'ehleli khonaIn the place where he is kept
  
Oh the sea is cold and the sky is greyOh the sea is cold and the sky is grey
Look across the Island into the BayLook across the Island into the Bay
We are all islands till comes the dayWe are all islands till comes the day
We cross the burning waterWe cross the burning water
  
AsimbonangaWe have not seen him
Asimbonang' uMandela thinaWe have not seen Mandela
Laph'ekhonaIn the place where he is
Laph'ehleli khonaIn the place where he is kept
  
A seagull wings across the seaA seagull wings across the sea
Broken silence is what I dreamBroken silence is what I dream
Who has the words to close the distanceWho has the words to close the distance
Between you and meBetween you and me
  
AsimbonangaWe have not seen him
Asimbonang' uMandela thinaWe have not seen Mandela
Laph'ekhonaIn the place where he is
Laph'ehleli khonaIn the place where he is kept
  
Steve BikoSteve Biko
  
Victoria MxengeVictoria Mxenge
  
Neil AggettNeil Aggett
  
AsimbonangaWe have not seen him
Asimbonang 'umfowethu thinaWe have not seen our brother
Laph'ekhonaIn the place where he is
Laph'wafela khonaIn the place where he died
Hey wenaHey you!
Hey wena naweHey you and you as well
Siyofika nini la' siyakhonaWhen will we arrive at our destination


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