Nkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso temaSwati

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Nkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso temaSwati
English: O Lord is our God, Swaziland
Flag-map of Swaziland.svg

National anthem of  Swaziland
Lyrics Andrease Enoke Fanyana Simelane
Music David Kenneth Rycroft
Adopted 1968

"Nkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso temaSwati" is the national anthem of Swaziland. It is a compromise between Swazi and western styles of music, and was adopted after independence in 1968.[1] The lyrics were authored by Fanyana Simelane, and the composer of the tune was David Rycroft.


siSwati lyrics English translation

: Nkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso temaSwati; : Siyatibonga tonkhe tinhlanhla; : Sibonga iNgwenyama yetfu. : Live netintsaba nemifula.

: Busisa tiphatsimandla takaNgwane; : Nguwe wedvwa Somandla wetfu; : Sinike kuhlakanipha lokungenabucili : Simise usicinise, Simakadze.

O Lord our God, bestower of the blessings of the Swazi;
We give Thee thanks for all our good fortune;
We offer thanks and praise for our King
And for our fair land, its hills and rivers.
Thy blessings be on all rulers of our Country;
Thine alone is our Lord;
We pray Thee to grant us wisdom without deceit or malice.
Establish and fortify us, Lord Eternal.


  1. ^ "Swaziland". nationalanthems.info. Retrieved 2009-10-04. 

External links

  • Audio of the national anthem of Swaziland, with information and lyrics

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