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  • Ndinethemba lokuba le Social Housing izakubana mandla ngakumbi.

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  • Alliance politics have never been a sine qua non for democracy. maybe its time all south africans took to the streets and claim their FREEDOM. mandla yende on August 27, 2010, 9: 00 am

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  • The word is actually "amandla" and means "strength" or "power". It is an example of a class 6 noun in isiXhosa and isiZulu. This particular example has no singular form. During the Anti-Apartheid struggle, it was used as a war cry. The appropriate response was "Ngawethu"! Ngawethu" means "It's ours".

    Leader: Amandla!

    Protesters: Ngawethu!

    August 25, 2012