The President of the Musicians Union of Ghana Bice Osei Kufour, was this morning featured on the BBC World Service breakfast show Newsday.
The interview centered on MUSIGA’s peace song compilation album, which features a core of the broader section of musicians in Ghana.
He explained the rationale behind the project, and why it is important for Ghana to maintain its peace before, during and after the elections.
“The absence of violence is not the existence of peace”, he told the BBC.
Below is how the BBC reported it.
As Ghana prepares to go to the polls this Friday, a collection of the country’s favourite musicians have released an album to encourage a peaceful election. Here’s Bice Osei Kuffour (aka Obour), president of the Musicians Union, talking to Newsday this morning. explaining the thinking behind the project, he said “The absence of violence is not the existence of peace”.