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Wayisebenzela Ijoyini

Wayisebenzela Ijoyini

Nozi Kencele, a fourteen year old Gcaleka girl from Old Idutywa District, South Africa, plays a, inkinki musical bow. Her friends standing beside her sang the refrain and also did the roaring sounds in the throat (similar to eefing in North America), which are so typical of the Gcaleka. The word ijoyini, from the English word 'join,' refers to the contract to work on the Gold Mines, their major source of employment.