Lyrics

Funga alafia,
ashay, ashay (repeat)

Apparently, the more accurate spelling of “funga” is “fanga,” and “ashay” is “asé” (source).

A typical translation is:

Funga alafia = Welcome, blessings
Asé = Let it be so, or the English word “amen.”

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