[Photos] African music icon Yvonne Chaka Chaka bags honorary degree


African music icon, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, has been awarded an honorary degree by a top South African public university – Rhodes University.

Incidentally, the ward is not for her illustrious music career that has impacted the world but for her humanitarian work.

“The Degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) (honoris causa) in recognition of your sustained, extensive and wide-ranging humanitarian work. This work includes your role as a Champion of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB & Malaria,” the university said.

The 53 year-old born in Soweto, beyond her music and humanitarian work is also known to be an entrepreneur and a…

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