Rita Marley to get Living Legends Award

REGGAE singer Rita Marley will be this year’s recipient of the Living Legends Award from the African Women of Excellence Awards (AWEA) Committee.


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William Knibb Memorial High School Reigns Supreme in Rita Marley Foundation (JA) Essay Competition

This year’s essay competition saw entries from Wolmer’s Boys’ School, Marcus Garvey Technical High, York Castle High, Haile Selassie High and William Knibb Memorial High School.


UWI to honour Rita Marley with doctorate

Rita Marley, widow of legendary reggae singer Bob Marley, has been listed among 21 honourees by the University of the West Indies (UWI) at this year’s graduation ceremonies in October. She will receive a DLitt (Doctorate of Letters).


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About the Foundation

The Founder of the Rita Marley Foundation is Mrs Rita Marley OD. She now resides in Ghana and was several years ago enstooled as Nana Afua Adobea 1(Queen of Development) in the South-eastern Akwapim Region of Ghana.

The Rita Marley Foundation is supported by funds from donors and collaborators. Our Foundation will work towards the alleviation of poverty for peoples of developing and less developed countries. Its long term function will be to eradicate poverty and hunger in specific selected communities using as its tools: empowerment of those communities through the creation of economic investments, improvement of educational opportunities and the development of knowledge and proper practice in nutrition and health care.