1973E. Prov. Herald 2 Nov. 3An historic summit meeting of homeland leaders drew to a close yesterday with a crowd..giving the Black Power salute and shouting in reply to Chief Gatsha Buthelezi’s amandla (power) ngawetu (is ours).
1977Rhodeo (Rhodes Univ.) 30 Sept. 3Suddenly he bellowed Amandla! at the crowd, holding his fist in the air. Twenty thousand voices roared back as one: Ngawethu (The power is ours), raising clenched fists above their heads.
1983Daily Dispatch 25 Nov. 1Before stepping from the witness box to go to the cells below, Niehaus raised his fist and shouted ‘amandla’ (power). People in the public gallery responded with ‘awethu’ (ours).
1986M.O. Mtshali inS. NdabaOne Day in June 90The black mob has raised its black fists into an ominous flag of our freedom; its voice rises into a unison of Amandla! Amandla! Ngawethu! Ngawethu! Power to the People! Power to the People!
1990Weekly Mail 9 Mar. 1Bophuthatswana police had been responding to shouts of ‘Viva ANC!’ and ‘Amandla!’ with clenched fists.
1990G. Nevill inSunday Times 30 Dec. 1Remember, the future is certain. It is the past that’s unpredictable. Amandla/Vrystaat.
1990K. Pather inCue 5 July 2Ja well, you’ve seen it all you say; lots of amandlas, toyi-toyi and just another struggle story line.
1994D. Forrest inWeekly Mail & Guardian 16 Sept. 29Questions from the floor to ‘our ministers’ reflected subterranean tensions but did not seek to confront or embarrass. For the ministers’ loud ‘amandlas’ and then their plain speaking, and the subdued response, it was a strange and touching spectacle.
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