Top 5 African musicians who double as activists

Farida Dawkins January 25, 2018

Top 5 African musicians who double as activists

Image of Yvonne Chaka Chaka…photo credit: UN Free & Equal

Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Born Yvonne Machaka, she is a South African world-renowned singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Machaka is the voice featured on “Umqombothi,” “Motherland,” and “Thank You Mr Dj.”  Machaka is a Goodwill Ambassador for the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, founded The Princess of Africa Foundation, serves as ambassador for Nelson Mandela’s 46664 Campaign which advances global awareness of HIV/AIDS, serves as ambassador to the University of South Africa (UNISA), City of Johannesburg Tourism, and South Africa’s Mpumalanga Province Tourism, and has taught reading in South African townships.

Last Edited by:Ismail Akwei Updated: January 25, 2018


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