Africa 54

June 12, 2020 12:30 PM
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On this edition of Africa 54, U.S. President Donald Trump promises his administration will aggressively pursue economic development and confront health care disparities in minority communities; The World Health Organization says the rate of infection of the coronavirus is accelerating across Africa; Namibia receives international praise after recording so few coronavirus cases, begins to ease restrictions.

A54 Entertainment: One of Africa’s biggest living reggae stars, Rocky Dawuni, empowers us all to find our inner champion to rise up and triumph over life’s challenges. International reggae musician, activist, and Grammy nominee Rocky Dawuni recently released the visuals to his song “Champion Arise.” The American cable channel BET has enlisted the single in its new “BET Soul” playlist, but the music video tells more of the song’s story. Music Time in Africa host Heather Maxwell catches up with the artist from inside Wei Ye Oteng studios in Accra, Ghana.