By Norah Mukimba
Legendary South African singer, Penelope Jane Dunlop also known as PJ Powers is in town.
The singer who is popular for her hits like “Jabulani” “There’s an answer” “Wozani” “World in Union”, and “Home to Africa is in Kampala ahead of a charity concert organized by Girl Up initiative.
While in town, the singer will also shoot a video with Radio and Weasel, for their collabo “Home in Africa” which is a remix of her old song.
Speaking at a press conference held at Sheraton Hotel on Tuesday, Monica Nyiraguhabwa, the Executive Director Girl Up Initiative Uganda, revealed that the concert is geared towards raising funds to support their different programmes.
“We are organising a charity benefit concert where South African singer PJ Powers will sing live. Our organisation is dependent on foreign donors and to be able to raise money locally is something that will be very new for us and we are very excited. It will be a night to come together to celebrate our hard work and be part of a charitable cause.” She said.
“PJ Powers is an inspirational woman who puts out music with a purpose. Her music is not for just entertainment but also empowering and that is why she is our ambassador,” she added.
Famous for songs like “Jabulani”, “There is an Answer”, “World In Union”, and “Home to Africa” among others, PJ Powers, who first performed in Uganda about 14 years ago, is excited to be part of the charity concert.
The charity concert will be held on Friday, June 30 at Kampala Serena Hotel. Tickets will go for 100K (regular) and 5 million (table).