South African Jewish musician Johnny Clegg to receive OBE

Johnny Clegg, the South African artist, activist and philanthropist fondly known as the “White Zulu,” was granted an Order of the British Empire on Saturday.

The OBE will be presented to Clegg, at a date still to be announced, as part of the Queen’s 2015 Birthday Honours List.

Clegg has received this acknowledgment for his activism against apartheid as well as for his charity work.


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