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Yvonne Chaka Chaka (Musician and Humanitarian)

This episode of Womanity is dedicated to the memory of Mr Lungi Daweti, Channel Africa’s programme manager, who was at the inception of Womanity; his spirit will forever live on in this show. So in his honor this is the first interview he co-ordinated for Womanity, with renowned musician and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka. We discuss some of her career highlights and the contributions of music and musicians in social causes, such as campaigning for freedom and equality, whether in the course of South Africa’s own liberation struggle or other global issues. We address aspects of her humanitarian work, as a Goodwill Ambassador for Malaria in Africa, and the effects of sustainable initiatives designed to empower disenfranchised women on the continent. We raise the topic of knowledge and education as critical elements towards women’s development, emphasising lifelong learning @YvonneChakaX2 Tune in for more…

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