Shosholoza! Lyrics in zulu : Lyrics in english : Shosholoza! Shosholoza, kulezontaba Isitimela siqonda eSouth Africa Wena uyabaleka! Wena uyabaleka, kulezontaba Isitimela siqonda eSouth Africa. Will be available soon
This song was traditionally sung by all-male work gangs in a call and resp0nse style. The Zulu word Shosholoza means "go forward" or "make way for the next man," and is also reminiscent of the sound made by the steam train (stimela) described in the song. Jul 29, 2011 · SHOSHOLOZA. Shosholoza was originally a sad song sung by people during hard labour, sometimes far away from home. It has become one of South Africa's most popular songs, especially as an anthem at sporting events. Rough English translation: Move faster, You are meandering on those mountains, The train is from South Africa.