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Tanzanian Artists Come Together For 'Zinduka!' Malaria No More Campaign

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Over a dozen of Tanzania's brightest stars have come together for the Zinduka! Malaria Haikubaliki campaign to raise awareness about malaria and the urgent need to eradicate the disease. The campaign's title stands for "Wake Up! Malaria Is Unacceptable." Organized by the global nonprofit Malaria No More and Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete, the message empowers Tanzanians to take responsibility for their futures by working to ensure that every single person has access to a mosquito net, to ward off the insects that carry malaria.

The campaign kicked off in February with a concert featuring African musical sensation Youssou N'Dour of Senegal, and Tanzanian artists Lady Jay Dee, Professor Jay, Tanzania House of Talent (THT) and more. Artists involved in the campaign also recorded a song and music video of the campaign's anthem: Zinduka!

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Malaria causes one million deaths annually around the world. The disease is completely preventable and treatable.

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