P J Powers
PJ Powers or ‘Thandeka’ is an acclaimed musician who has shared the stage with the likes of Eric Clapton, Joan Armatrading and Hugh Masekela, to name but a few. She was banned from radio and TV in 1988 for her performance at a charity concert for war orpans in Zimbabwe. She performed ‘World in Union’ at the opening of the 1995 Rugby World Cup. She sang at the inauguration of Nelson Mandela and again at his 85th birthday in 2003. Her latest album, “Destiny” was released at the end of 2013. Her biography, Here I Am, as told to Marianne Thamm, was released by Penguin books in 2014.