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Themba – Tribute song with Sizwe Shabalala

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It was on this Thursday seven days before, January 5th 2017 at roughly 17h40min (South Africa), that Sizwe was fatally stabbed in Pinetown, Durban. Crime is out of control in our country!

The loss of our Grandparents, fathers, mothers, uncles, aunts, cousins, brothers, sisters, our friends and loved ones. Through selfish and barbaric acts of violence. Enough!

trinity-sizwe-shabalala-ben-voss-patrick-oshea-uthongathiThemba is the name of Sizwe’s son. Themba means “Hope” in Zulu. Themba is also a tribute song to Themba and all the crime victims and their families and friends. Thank you to Sarah Funnell, a friend of Sizwe’s who had a copy of his memoirs and kindly sent me a copy.

On Monday 9th January I sat quietly during the morning. It had been a roller coaster weekend of emotions. The tears flowed...

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