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From Africa to St. Peter's Square. Musical duo brings song and dance for Pope


 "The Pope greeted us and we gave him a small gift we brought all the way from Africa. It's a heart from the Ivory Coast. We told him that Africa needs peace and he told us that we should ask Africa to pray for him.”

With their typical country jewels and a hairdo fit for a queen, they came flew out all to Rome to meet the Pope in St. Peter's Square. As performers and singers, they say they take every opportunity they can to trigger change and strengthen the role of African women.

"Women are the mothers of Africa. Our mission is to help Africa develop. We are teachers, so we try to empower youths in society, through the power of music.”

The musical duo, named 'Les Reines Mere', which is French for "Mother Queens” will also perform in Rome's International Festival of Contemporary African Culture.

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