African Outlook Online

African News

South African star to dedicate love song to the Obamas

South African star to dedicate love song to the Obamas

South African singer Lira will dedicate her Zulu love song, Ngiyazifela, to U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, at Monday’s inaugural ball.

 

 

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will be serenaded by South African singer Lira at Monday’s inaugural ball in Washington, D.C.

On Talk Show Radio 702, Lira said, “It talks about being so in love with one’s partner and I think Michelle and Obama are such an inspiring couple, I just want to pay a tribute to that.” Ngiyazifela is Zulu slang for being madly in love.

Source: AP