“Tingalava” by Stewart Sukuma ft. Lokua Kanza

Stewart Sukuma is a Mozambican singer-songwriter. I’m not so sure what is the language he uses here, maybe Emakhuwa or Xichangana (if you know please let me know). This video features the globally reknowned artist Lokua Kanza who sings in Swahili, one of the 4 national languages of Congo. Sukuma is a word that exists in many bantu languages. In Ciluba, Lingala and Swahili it means “push”, “rise” in Zulu,

Title: Tingalava Ny Matlahary Ya Ndzilo
Artist: Stewart Sukuma ft. Lokua Kanza
Album: Nkhuvu
Year: 2008

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[Today in History] May 17th

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1997 – Laurent-Désiré Kabila proclames himself president and Zaïre becomes Democratic Republic of Congo