Pina ya Setjhaba eo e Leng Pale Afrika Borwa

© Eric Miller

Ka la 20 Mmesa 1994, Mopresidente wa Naha (FW De Klerk) (eo) o ile a phatlalatsa hore Rephabliki ya Afrika Borwa e tla ba le dipina tse pedi tsa sechaba. Ho jwalo, Morena Sikelel 'iAfrika (Molimo a hlohonolofatse Afrika) le Die Stem van Suid Afrika (Pitso ya Afrika Borwa). Ena e ne e le karolo ya ditokisetso tsa molao-motheo wa 1993, Karolo ya 248 (1) le Karolo ya 2.

Ho ya ka Karolo ya 4 ya Molao-motheo o Mocha wa Afrika Borwa, o neng o saenngwa ho molao Sharpeville ka la 10 Tshitwe 1996, phetolelo e kgutshwanyane ya Morena boloka Afririka Borwa le Die Stem van Suid Afrika ke pina ya sechaba ya Afrika Borwa. Jwalokaha ho phatlalalitswe ho kopanong ya 'Muso No. 18341, e ngotsweng ka la 10 Mphalane 1997.

Lentswe la Afrika Borwa

Die Stem van Suid-Afrika (Pitso ya Afrika Borwa) e ngotswe ke CJ Langenhoven ka Motsheanong 1918, e le thothokiso. Moruti ML de Villiers, o ngotse mmino ka 1921.

Qetellong ya phatlalatso e nngwe le e nngwe, SABC e ne e sebedisetswa ho bapala Modimo ntle le Morena le Die Stem. Pina ya pele ya phatlalatsa ya Die Stem le ho phahamiswa ka molao ho folakga ya naha e ne e le ka la 31 Motsheanong 1928, Motse Kapa. Leha ho le jwalo, e ne e le ka 1957 feela ka la 2 Motsheanong, hore mmuso o phatlalatse hore Die Stem e ne e le pina ya sechaba ya molao, e leng hape e leng selemo seo ba fumaneng ditokelo tsa molao. Ka 1959, pina ya sechaba e tiisitswe ke Molao wa Palamente.

Pina ya sechaba ya Senyesemane, Pitso ya Afrika Borwa, e bile pina ka 1952, ha e amohelwa bakeng sa tshebediso ya molao.

Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika

Enoch Sontonga, mosuwe wa sekolo sa mongodi wa Wesele, o ile a qapa pele pina ya Morena boloka Afrika Borwa e le pina ya isiXhosa ka 1897. Hamorao ho ile ha etswa dihlopha tse ding tse supileng ka Sexhosa mme di ngotswe ke seroki Samuel Mqhayi. Phetolelo ya Sesotho ya Morena boloka Afrika, e ileng ya hatiswa ka 1942, e ngotswe ke Moshe Mphahlele.

Morena Boloka Afrika e ile ya eba pina e tummeng, ka mora hore a binwe dipina tsa boithabiso Kgauteng motseng wa Moruti JL Dube ya Ohlange Zulu sehlopha sa mmino. Hamorao e ile ya e-ba pina e neng e binwa dibokeng tsa dipolotiki, e le ketso ya ho nyedisa, nakong ya kgethollo ya dipolotiki.

Ka kakaretso, karolo ya pele e bina ka isiXhosa kapa ka Sezulu le ka Sesotho. Leha ho le jwalo, Morena boloka Afrika ha a na phetolelo e tlwaelehileng kapa phetolelo mme mantswe a fapana ho ya ka dibaka le ho tloha ka dinako tse ding.

Mantswe a Molao

Ena ke phetolelo ya molao wa pina ya sechaba, ho kopanya Morena boloka Afrika le Die Stem elengpitso ya Afrika, ka phetolelo ka Senyesemane e fanweng ka masakaneng:

This is the official version of the national anthem, combining Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika and Die Stem/The Call of South Africa, with a translation in English given in brackets:

isiXhosa and isiZulu
Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika
(God Bless Africa)
Maluphakanyisw' uphondo lwayo,
(Raise high Her glory)
Yizwa imithandazo yethu,
(Hear our Prayers)
Nkosi sikelela, thina lusapho lwayo
(God bless us, we her children)

Sesotho
Morena boloka setjhaba sa heso,
(God protect our nation)
O fedise dintwa le matshwenyeho,
(End all wars and tribulations)
O se boloke, O se boloke setjhaba sa heso,
(Protect us, protect our nation)
Setjhaba sa South Afrika - South Afrika.
(Our nation South Africa - South Africa)

Afrikaans
Uit die blou van onse hemel,
(Ringing out from our blue heavens)
Uit die diepte van ons see,
(From the depth of our seas)
Oor ons ewige gebergtes,
(Over our everlasting mountains)
Waar die kranse antwoord gee,
(Where the echoing crags resound)

English
Sounds the call to come together,
And united we shall stand,
Let us live and strive for freedom,
In South Africa our land.

Moloa wa ho Hlompha Pina ya Setjhaba

©Eric Miller
Pina ya Sechaba e lokela ho phetwa ka tlhompho e loketseng. Bohle ba lokela ho emisa tlhokomelo ka matsoho a behilwe mahlakoreng a bona ha ba ntse ba bina Pina ya Sechaba.

Baahi ba lokela ho nka diaparo tsa bona e le pontsho ya tlhompho.

Translated by Sibongile Sonopo