Emmanuel Jal

Musician, former child soldier, political activist.


"If we invest in education we will be able to change Africa"


Emmanuel Jal doesn't know when he was born but he believes it was in the 1980's. He was taken from his family in 1987 when he was seven years old. He was sent to war for five years. Emmanuel started to sing to get over the horror he experienced while in war.


In 2005 he released his first album

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Emmanuel Jal should advance in the tournament because he tries to bring peace to the world. He has also taught people how horrible war is in his music.