I move without notice:
That the House -
1) notes that Grammy Award-winning isicathamiya music's Ladysmith Black Mambazo inducted into their group their newest member, Babuyile Shabalala, who is the grandson of Joseph Shabalala, the founder member of the group;
2) recalls that this group celebrates 55 years of existence this year;
3) recognises that the group has received numerous global awards for the preservation and extension of African culture and African traditional music;
4) appreciates the group's flexibility and creativity, as noted in their collaboration with many distinguished groups and persons, who include Paul Simon, and in its first joint performance last week with the legendary traditional music guru, Johnny Clegg; and
5) congratulates Ladysmith Black Mambazo on its 55-year celebration of resilience, patience, commitment to its vision, purposefulness, unity and a spirit of excellence which have characterised this group for all these years.