WAKA WAKA (This Time for Africa) a song by Shakira has been selected as the South Africa 2010 World Cup Official Song anthem. Shakira will also be performing the song with the famous South African band Freshlyground. “I am honoured that Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) has been chosen to be part of the excitement and the legacy of the 2010 FIFA World Cup,” said Shakira. “The FIFA World Cup is a miracle of global excitement, connecting every country, race, religion and condition around a single passion. It represents an event that has the power to unite and integrate, and that’s what this song is about.”
All proceeds from the single as well as the official 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Album will be donated to the 20 Centres for 2010 campaign, which are 20 Hope Centres in Africa that will offer education and healthcare services as well as football training.
Shakira will also be on tour in the States for full details click here