African and US singers join together to #Act4Congo

From Oxfam Horn, East and Central Africa Blog Fri Jan 25 2013, 03:02:08

The Africans Act 4 Africa campaign - a network of African citizens, activists and musicians - recently brought singers together from the US, DR Congo and Kenya to raise attention to the ongoing crisis in eastern DRC. US gospel singer Marvin Winans Jnr and Congolese legend Jean Goubald were joined by Kenyan stars including Eunice [...]

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