Shona malanga

This is song in Zulu a from South Africa originally sung by domestic servants on their one weekly day off (Thursday). It became an anti-apartheid protest song.

Shona malanga

Shona! Shona malanga shona x2
De ba na, de ba na, de ba na

Shona! Shona malanga shona x2
De ba na, de ba na, de ba na

Oh oh oh, oh oh oh x4

Shona! Shona malanga shona x2
De ba na, de ba na, de ba na

Shona! Shona malanga shona x2
De ba na, de ba na, de ba na

I yo I yo oh / Ay yi yi ya
Oh oh a lu ta continuar

Shorten the days

Shorten the days until we meet again, the struggle for freedom continues.

A recording of this song made at Sing for Water London 2013

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