Tag: Enoch Mankayi Sontonga teacher preacher Eastern Cape hymn “Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika” (God bless Africa)
Enoch Mankayi Sontonga died in obscurity on 18 April 106 years ago, aged just 33. But he left an indelible legacy. His hymn “Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika” (God bless Africa) went on to become the continent’s most famous anthem of black struggle against oppression.
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