A Groove for a Peaceful Democracy in Africa By Rocky Dawuni

  • 20 May
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Rocky Dawuni shares his experiences on Kenya's 2013 on Huffington Post In May 2011, I traveled to Nairobi for a concert at the invitation of March Forth Kenya Kids, a Kenya-based NGO. This was a few years after the post-election violence of 2007, which made headlines around the world. One day on my way to [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni & John Legend for Women’s Campaign International

About Women's Campaign International (WCI): Founded in 1998 by former Pennsylvania Congresswoman Marjorie Margolies, WCI’s programs help women find their voices by giving them tangible skills in political leadership, conflict mitigation, economic empowerment, and civic engagement. WCI aims to empower women of all ages to transform communities. Working in emerging democracies and post conflict regions around the world, [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni & the Global Mom Relay on the Huffington Post

  • 06 April
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During this period of the Global Mom Relay, I have been spending time with my dear mother in my native village of Bunbon Nayili in Northern Ghana, West Africa. This is a very emotional time for my family as my father, Koyatu Dawuni's funeral just took place, seven years after his passing. He was the [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni – Promoting Peace Thru Africa Across Africa

Promoting Peace In Kenya The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) is inviting all Kenyans and non Kenyans alike to Uhuru Park in Nairobi, on February 28 for the “Chagua Peace; Keep the Promise” event. The Society, in collaboration with musicians, the private sector, media, religious leaders and other peace organizations seeks to unite Kenyans of all walks in commemorating [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky dawuni live at TURN ON L.A.’s Creative Visions Fundraiser

Award presenters include Christopher Nolan, Tom Shadyac, Maria Bello and Lindsay Price. Award recipients include Invisible Children, the organization that produced KONY 2012, a film about the pursuit of Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, seen by over 100 million people; Roko Belic, Director of Happy, a film done with Executive Producer Tom Shadyac that focuses on [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni featured in Rolling Stone Indonesia

Ia juga merupakan penggagas festival musik di Ghana bernama Independence Splash Festival yang diadakan untuk mengingatkan seluruh masyarakat Benua Afrika secara keseluruhan akan kepentingan menjadi merdeka di kehidupan modern. “Kemerdekaan adalah suatu hal yang tidak boleh kita lupakan sampai kapan pun. Tak peduli kapan pertama kali sebuah negeri meraih kemerdekaannya,” jelas Rocky kepada Rolling Stone. Setiap [...] Continue Reading >

CNN Lists Rocky Dawuni as one of Africa’s Top 10 Artists

CNN lists Rocky Dawuni in Africa’s ten biggest artistes CNN's Top 10 African Artists Rocky, widely acclaimed as Ghana's Bob Marley, has over the years raised high the flag of Ghana in international circles and has performed to audiences across the world as well as working with music legend, Stevie Wonder. He has been nominated [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni Meets Ghanaian Leaders

Dawuni met Vice President John Mahama at his office in Christianborg Castle where they touched on the state of music in Ghana.  The Vice President commended Dawuni on his continuing positive projection of Ghana on the global stage and expressed his desire to support the growth of Ghana’s music scene Dawuni’s meeting with the former President [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni featured on CNN’s “African Voices” now online worldwide

CNN International's "African Voices" highlights Africa's most engaging personalities. This episode will shed light on Dawuni's growing global profile as a musician and a champion for social causes.The show will feature excerpts from the Ghanaian star's recent show stopping performance at the historic Hollywood Bowl at KCRW & Rickey Minor's "Global Soul" night featuring Stevie [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni named “Ghana’s Ambassador of Tourism”

The Ministry of Tourism has appointed Ghanaian music star and NAACP Image Award Nominee Rocky Dawuni, as "Ghana's Ambassador of Tourism." In a letter of appointment to Dawuni, Ghana's  Minister of Tourism, Akua Sena Densua praised the Ghanaian artist for his excellent achievements in music both home and abroad and his continuing projection of Ghana in his concerts. The [...] Continue Reading >