Suzanna Owiyo will be recording a track with Oliver Mtukudzi of Zimbabwe and South Africa's Yvonne Chaka Chaka. The song is being recorded as part of the Plan International's Because I Am A Girl campaign and it aims to sensitize the public on girl child issues.
Suzanna Owiyo started singing as a child and joined Sally Oyugi as a back-up singer in the late '90s. She went on perform at some of the biggest stages on the planet, including a Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. Oliver Mtukudzi is one of the hardest working musicians in the world, with over 50 albums released over a 34-year period.
Yvonne Chaka Chaka has been active in the African music scene for over 20 years and is responsible for some of the continent's most recognizable pop songs, from Thank You Mr. DJ to Umqombothi. Amason Kingi, the Minister for Industrialization launched the campaign in Nairobi.