UStevie Wonder useyisakhamuzi sase-Ghana

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UStevie Wonder umculi nombhali wezingoma kanye nomdidiyeli wamaculo owazalelwa e-US ube yisakhamuzi sase-Ghana ngokusemthethweni ngemuva kokufunga nokwamukela isitifiketi sakhe sobuzwe emcimbini obusesigodlweni sikaMengameli e-Accra.

UWonder ibe nomthelela ezinhlotsheni eziningi zomculo amashumi eminyaka, okuhlanganisa i-R&B, i-pop, i-soul, umculo wezokholo, i-funk, ne-jazz.

Lo mculi wodumo waseMelika, ohlanganise iminyaka engu-74 ngoMsombuluko ngomhlaka-13 kuNhlaba, uhlonishwe ngaleli thuba ngosuku lwakhe lokuzalwa.

UWonder wabelane ngentshisekelo yakhe yokuthuthela e-Ghana emuva ngo-1975, ekhuluma ngesifiso sakhe sokuxhumana nezimpande zokhokho bakhe.

Ukuxhumana kwakhe ne-Ghana kwaqina ngemva kokukhuluma ngefestivali yomculo ngeminyaka yango-1990, futhi usekhulume kaningi mayelana nenhloso yakhe yokubalekela ukungabi nabulungisa ngokobuhlanga e-US.

Ngesikhathi somcimbi owawuholwa nguMengameli wase-Ghana uNana Akufo-Addo, uWonder unikezwe i-passport yase-Ghana, ephawula ukuhlanganiswa kwakhe okusemthethweni nomphakathi wase-Ghana.

Ephahlwe umndeni wakhe futhi egqoke isikhafu esenziwe ngendwangu ye-kente yendabuko, uWonder ubebonakala ejabule ngokuthi ekugcineni abe owaseGhana, kubika i-BBC.

Sekuyisikhathi eside i-Ghana izishaya isifuba ngokuba isizinda se-pan-Africanism – umsunguli wayo, uKwame Nkrumah wabiza izwe laseNtshonalanga Afrika ngokuthi i-Mecca Emnyama.

Ngo-2001 i-Ghana yaba yizwe lokuqala ezwenikazi ukunikeza inzalo yama-Afrika ilungelo lokuhlala.

Kusukela lapho, ama-Afrika ahlala kwamanye amazwe akwazi ukuhlala nokusebenza e-Ghana ngaphandle kokuvuselela ama-visa awo noma izimvume zokusebenza.

Esitatimendeni, uMnyango wezangaPhakathi eGhana uthe ukuba yisakhamuzi kukaWonder kuyingqophamlando emizamweni yaleli lizwe yokuheha abantu base-Afrika abasuka kwamanye amazwe kanye nokuhlonipha igalelo elimangalisayo kubantu base-Afrika abakwamanye amazwe.

Uthe ngokwakhe uthe manje uhlela ukwenza izinhlelo ezizodala amathuba amahle emisebenzi entsheni yase-Ghana, ehlanganisa cishe u-38% wabantu.

“Isizukulwane esincane kunazo zonke sise-Afrika, kumele siqale sicabange ukuthi ubukhulu baso bungagqama kanjani,” usho kanje.

Isithombe esingenhla: UStevie Wonder.

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