Emmanuel Jal's "We Want Peace" campaign which teamed up with MasterPeace set a new level of peace building excellence in South Sudan on 20 & 21 September 2012. His world renowned campaign to focus and build on all necessary facets of peace saw two epic events take place in his hometown of Juba, highlighting International Peace day. He successfully managed to merge the business, humanitarian, Government and diplomatic sectors under one necessary purpose of building an agenda in social responsibility.
Vision Of Humanity - 25th Sept., 2012
Emmanuel Jal, acclaimed peace activist and international hip-hop artist, recently performed at a Peace Day concert in South Sudan. In interviews before the event, Jal discussed the relationship between peace and business.
Posted by Enough Team on Sep 24, 2012 - Camille Lepage - Photojournalist
JUBA, South Sudan -- “Peace.” The word resonated from the walls of the Independence Hall of Juba on Friday during a concert marking International Peace Day, organized by a group founded by South Sudanese former child soldier and internationally acclaimed musician Emmanuel Jal.
Sudanese hip hop artist and peace activistEmmanuel Jal has chosen to headquarter his record label, Gatwitch Records, in Toronto and hire industry veteran David MacMillan to run it. The former child soldier now in his 30s, whose harrowing early life was documented in an award-winning 2008 film, Warchild, and 2010 autobiography, War Child: A Child Soldier’s Story, is in the final stages of becoming a Canadian citizen.
Two weeks after Kenyan-bred South Sudanese rapper Emmanuel Jal was assaulted by police in his home country. Speaking to Voice of America reporter about the ordeal, Jal revealed that he had stopped to ask some policemen for directions when they brutally beat him unconscious.
By Julius N. Uma - Sudan Tribune
September 22, 2012 (JUBA) - Internationally renowned South Sudanese singer, Emmanuel Jal on Friday put aside his recent troubles with the security forces and put on a remarkable performance at the climax of celebrations to mark the International Peace Day in Juba on Saturday.
Emmanuel Jal, Ex-childsoldier and now a socially conscious rapper from South-Sudan, praised by Al Jazeera as ‘one of Africa’s most important musicians’ and by the Guardian as ‘the rising star of African hip-hop’, he has come a long way to where is stands now.