July 2, 2010 – Kenyans for Change gathered at the Alliance Francaise auditorium yesterday to launch Amua video.
Amua is a theme song for Civic Education on the proposed new constitution. It is a production that saw a collaboration between Kenyans for Change and the Committee of Experts (CoE) on constitution review.
Also launched were the Civic Education K4C10 Youth concerts that will be held countrywide starting Saturday, July 3.
“Kenyans for change are a group of artistes and personalities who have come together to support positive change in the Kenyan society and the achievement of a new political dispensation in Kenya that embraces ideals of self- determination, self-actualisation, tolerance, national cohesion, political and socio-economic stability.. Its founded on principles of equity, equality, transparency, accountability, respect of human rights, justice and good governance as the cornerstone for building a nation that can realise its goals and aspirations for the present and future generations,” explained Achieng’ Abura, the chairperson of the KC410 committee.
The committee consists of Achieng’ Abura, Emmanuel Banda of Ogopa Deejays who is the Vice Chairperson, Suzanna Owiyo, Robert Waweru (Producer, Penya Records), Nameless, Juliani, Nonini and Size 8, who were all present at the launch.
“The recognition that it is crucial that all eligible Kenyans exercise their democratic right in the up-coming Referendum and take responsibility for the destiny of the nation, Kenyans for Change are supporting the Committee of Experts in the Civic Education process targeting particularly the youth and women, so that they can make an informed choice based on a clear understanding of the proposed constitution, before the Referendum” added Abura.
Still at the launch, a moment of silence was observed for Queen Jane Nyambura, who passed on earlier this week.
To achieve their ultimate goal, Kenyans for Change are working with several artistes and prominent personalities in the country including Nyota Ndogo, Chepchumba, Lady Waitherero, Princess Jully, Amani, Wahu, Dennis Oliech, and Bungei among others.
The team will go on a countrywide tour that starts in Nairobi at the KICC ground this Saturday July 3.
Those performing on Saturday include Nameless, Wahu, Jua Cali, Wyre, Juliani, Amani, Size 8, Avril and Nonini. The show starts at 2pm and end at 5pm, football time. The shows following will be held in Mombasa and Malindi.
Kenyans for change are urging citizens to amua as it will greatly affect their lives in future.