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nkosi

(ŋˈkɔːsɪ)
n
South African a term of address to a superior; master; chief
[Nguni inkosi chief, lord]
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After South Africa's famous national anthem - Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika - was played by the Band of the Grenadier Guards the Duke escorted the president to inspect 101 men of Nijmegen Company of the Grenadier Guards.
Durban-born reggae singer Ras Dumisani at times paused and seemed to struggle to remember the words of Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika, which features all 11 of South Africa's official languages, prior to last Friday's contest.
In anticipation of a clash against South Africa in Marseille on Sunday, Max had composed some verses to the tune of South African national anthem, Nkosi Sikelel' i Afrika (God Bless Africa), the chorus of which ran,
Sibusiso Zuma forced Russell Anderson to surrender possession on the edge of the box, allowing the loose ball to be collected by Siyabonga Nkosi - only for the Arminia Bielefeld man to screw wide of the upright.
An integral part of Soweto Gospel Choir's mission is to raise money for its charities - Nkosi's Haven and Nkosi's Haven Vukani (Soweto Aids projects established by Gayle Johnson, whose son Nkosi died, age 11, and who gave a moving address to the United Nations International Aids conference which was televised worldwide).