Yvonne continues to make time to motivate, inspire and educate
everyone she meets. And she says I am always ready to learn from
others. Don’t miss Yvonne’s story…
Born in Soweto in 1965, Yvonne Chaka Chaka is known as the Princess
of Africa, a multifaceted performing artist, business woman,
entrepreneur and humanitarian. This year she celebrates 30 years in
the music industry. She has shared the stage with stars like Bono,
Angelique Kidjo, Annie Lennox, YoussouNDour and Johnny Clegg,
Miriam Makeba and Hugh Masekela, to name a few. Yvonne has
performed for HRM Queen Elizabeth, Bill Clinton, and Nelson
Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma and many other world leaders.
The list of her accolades and achievements include several South
African Music Awards, including a SAMA Lifetime Achievement; a Kora
All Africa Music Award plus multiple Platinum and Gold Album
awards. She was the recipient of the prestigious World Economic
Forum Crystal Award as well as the Rotary Paul Harris Fellowship
Awards. She has two qualifications from UNISA. She has also studied
Business Management through UNISA as well as speech and drama at
Trinity College, London. Voted the most credible celebrity in
South Africa, Yvonne has graced the covers of more magazines than
many other African icons. Her Directorships include Morvest and
Shalamuka Capital with business interests including Gestetner and
She is UNICEFs Goodwill Ambassador Against Malaria, and an
Ambassador for Roll-Back Malaria (sponsored by the World Bank,
United Nations, World Health Organization, and other institutions).
Inspired by these statistics she created her own charity, The
Princess of Africa Foundation.
Considered a role model throughout the African continent, she has
demonstrated compassion for others throughout her career. Yvonne
has also served as Ambassador for the University of South Africa
(UNISA); City of Johannesburg Tourism and Nelson Mandelas 46664
Campaign, and is an honorary Colonel in the South African Air
Force. Yvonne was named one of the Top 100 Heroes of South Africa
by the Star Newspaper and is one of the 21 Icons of South Africa.
Ban Ki-Moon calls her the Queen of equality.
Yvonne is speaking at the Ubuntu Foundation breakfast function.
Date: April 22 2015, 8:00 am
TOPIC: Fulfilling your dream by Yvonne Chaka Chaka.
Venue: Atlantic Imbizo, Clock tower, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town.
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