20 February 2013

Kenya: Transparency International Draws Artistes Into Peace Campaign

Over the weekend a number of well-known artistes entertained hundreds of fans in Nakuru during a peace concert organised by Transparency International Kenya.

The artistes Jua Cali, Sanaipei Tande, Rabbit, Avril, Ala-C and Marya took to the stage at the Afraha Stadium to champion the message of integrity and peaceful elections in the forthcoming polls.

It was also the first time that they performed, Change, the peace campaign song that they recorded.

"We recorded the song at Calif records three weeks ago. Each one of as volunteered to get involved in this project so in case you may be wondering we were not paid. I believe that the Kenyan youth want what is best for the country and I believe they will choose peace and integrity this election," Avril told Word Is.

Transparency International (TI), is a non-governmental organisation that monitors and publicises corporate and political corruption in international development.

According to the organisers, Kenya being a country where corruption is considered too technical an issue for discussion, constructing key messages via music is proving very effective.

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