ACCRA, GHANA – The Diaspora African Forum (DAF) has announced the opening of a condolence book in honor of the late music legend, Tina Turner, who passed away on Wednesday, May 24th, 2023, at the age of 83. DAF, an organization dedicated to promoting the interests and contributions of Africans in the diaspora, expressed deep sadness at the news of Turner’s demise.
Tina Turner, known as the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” leaves behind a powerful legacy that will never be forgotten. Her unparalleled talent, relentless work ethic, and unwavering dedication to music propelled her to the pinnacle of success. The news of her passing has reverberated around the world, with fans and fellow musicians mourning the loss of an iconic figure.
H.E Ambassador Dr. Erieka Bennett, the Founder and Head of Mission for DAF, paid tribute to Tina Turner, emphasizing her significant impact on the music industry and her enduring inspiration to people of all ages. Ambassador Bennett noted that Turner’s life and career were a testament to the belief that individuals can reinvent themselves, regardless of their age or circumstances. “Rest in Peace,” she added, expressing her condolences.
To commemorate the remarkable life of Tina Turner, DAF has established a condolence book, which will be available for signing at the Diaspora African Forum located inside the historic W.E.B Dubois Centre. The book will be open to the public from Monday, May 29th, 2023, to June 29th, 2023, between the hours of 10:00 am and 3:00 pm each day.
The Diaspora African Forum (DAF) was founded with the vision of fostering unity, solidarity, and development among Africans in the diaspora. Established in Accra, Ghana, DAF serves as a platform for networking, dialogue, and collaboration on issues of mutual interest and concern. It aims to empower individuals and communities of African descent, promoting their contributions to various sectors, including arts, culture, business, and philanthropy.
Under the leadership of H.E Ambassador Dr. Erieka Bennett, DAF has become a prominent advocate for the rights and recognition of Africans in the diaspora. Ambassador Bennett, a highly respected diplomat and visionary leader, has dedicated her career to advancing the cause of the African diaspora globally. Her passion, commitment, and relentless efforts have positioned DAF as a vital institution that amplifies the voices and achievements of Africans living outside the continent.
The condolence book for Tina Turner serves as a way for individuals to pay their respects to the late music icon and express their sympathies to her family and friends. It is a solemn reminder of the profound impact Tina Turner had on the world through her music and her indomitable spirit.
DAF extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Tina Turner during this difficult time. The organization recognizes the immense loss that the music industry and the world as a whole have experienced. The signing of the condolence book at DAF will provide an opportunity for individuals from all walks of life to come together and honor the memory of a true legend.
As the Diaspora African Forum opens its doors to the public, individuals are encouraged to visit the Historic W.E.B Dubois Centre and sign the condolence book for Tina Turner. The messages and well-wishes collected within its pages will be solemnly handed over to Tina Turner’s family, serving as a testament to the love and admiration she garnered throughout her extraordinary life.
Tina Turner’s contributions to the music industry and her resilience in overcoming personal challenges have left an indelible mark on the world. Through the DAF Condolence Book, her fans, admirers, and the global community can express their gratitude for her immense talent and celebrate the life of a true musical icon.