Stewart Sukuma

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Stewart Sukuma was born on 1963 in Cuamba, Mozambique. Discover Stewart Sukuma’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 57 years old?

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Age57 years old
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BirthplaceCuamba, Mozambique

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Stewart Sukuma still undoubtedly one of Mozambique’s leading performers”. Revolutionary and Innovative he still Combines Music with TV and Social Activities. Apart the usual activities ( shows ) he launched a music project with a fellow singer Argentina Luis, a campaign against stigma, misunderstanding and violence that the albino community has come to be exposed in Mozambique showing that “Being Different is Normal” while he hosts a Tourism and Culture TV show called Txopela Mocambique at the Portuguese Television RTP Africa. He is also a debut actor in a South African movie called “Inside TB” where he acts as himself.


Awarded for contribution to the dissemination of Mozambican culture by Brazilian Ambassador in Mozambique with Medalha da Legião Paranaense do Expedicionário – 2018


Awarded the Official Degree “Ordem de Merito Infante Dom Henriques” Presidency of the Republic of Portugal – 2016


Awarded for services provided for Democracy and Citizenship Moçambique Secretariado Tecnico de Administraçao Eleitoral – 2015



Stewart Sukuma was appointed the first National Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF Mozambique on 14 December 2012, due to his commitment to the cause of children. In 2013, on behalf of UNICEF, he visited evacuees at Chiaquelane in Chókwè District, in temporary accommodation due to flooding of the Limpopo River. As a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador he coordinated a musical project called Facts For Life where he produced a 16 song CD with other 50 Mozambican musicians and among them the well known Zimbabwean music star and UNICEF ambassador Oliver Mtukudzi.

Awarded for contribution to the dissemination of Mozambican culture Association of Friends of Macau – Macau 2012

Awarded for contribution as a TV Host to the Culture of Moçambique Grupo SOICO 2012

Awarded for contribution to the education in Mozambique Universidade do Lurio 2012

Newspaper Personality of the Year 2012 Jornal Savana


Sukuma combines traditional and contemporary Mozambican music and instrumentation to create energetic, danceable music with an Afro/Pop/Jazz sound. The melodies performed by Stewart Sukuma are a reflection of the varied ancestral influences of Mozambique, including the Islamic influence in the north of Mozambique, frequently visited in the past by the Arabians and the inevitable inheritance of the Portuguese spread out in the whole country. In 2010 he started a new musical project to encourage the youngsters to play and listen to Marrabenta, a popular/urban genre of Mozambican music.


Cultural Personality of the Year 2008 Jornal Noticias


Sukuma links music and social outreach, working in conjunction with the National Campaign against AIDS, the National Election Commission, UNICEF, and other aid organisations to increase awareness about issues of health, domestic violence and human rights. In 2004, he co-founded Sem Crítica, a movement dedicated to empowering the youth by encouraging the use of their artistic skills and talents.


In 1998, Sukuma moved to Boston, Massachusetts where he attended Berklee College of Music being the first Mozambican to attend that institution. The Africa Scholars Program said “Berklee has recruited a team of world-renowned artists and music professionals to advise and to get the word out about this program. The board members are: Mulatu Astake, Richard Bona, Darius Brubeck, Angelique Kidjo, Bakithi Kumalo, Lionel Loueke, Leni Stern, Stewart Sukuma, and Eric Wainaina. With the help of our advisors, we aim to make this program open to as many talented musicians as possible. Berklee College of Music

He performed at the Houston International Festival, and twice in Texas in 1998/9 with other African artists such as Angellique Kidjo, Abdullah Ibrahim, Oumou Sangare and Hugh Masekela. Since 2009 he has been touring Europe and Latin America extensively, performing in festivals such as the Lent Festival in Slovenia, Uferlos Kultur und Veranstaltungs GmbH and the Kasumama Afrika Festival in Austria, the Festival der Kulturen in Germany and Tom de Festa and the World Music Festival in Portugal. In Brazil he has performed at the Itau Cultural and the famous Auditorio de Ibirapuera and SESC Pinheiros in São Paulo and Flimar in Maceio and in South Africa he has taken part in the Cape Town International Jazz Festival. He has performed with various and acclaimed musicians around the world such as Lee Ritenour, Ivan Linz, Ana Moura, Paulinho da Costa, Luis Represas among others.


On June 7, 1997, Billboard magazine gave him same standing as Papa Wemba and other highly acclaimed African musicians.


In 1995 Stewart Sukuma was the first Mozambican musician to become an activist in the fight against HIV / AIDS joining national level artists from all sections and with some success in favour of a campaign to combat this disease of the century.


In 1983 he recorded a song for the national radio station – Radio Moçambique – and in the same year he was awarded with the national prize for the best up-coming artist. His songs became soon played on the radio, and he became the ‘singer of the people’. He eventually worked with the band Orchestra Marrabenta Star. Later he moved to South Africa where he released his album Afrikiti in 1995.


Born is a small town, he was a son of a truck driver with a modest income. He received his first guitar as a Christmas gift at a party for disadvantaged people and this was the launching pad for his professional career. After independence in 1975, Stewart started as a dancer for some music bands. When the death of his eldest sister, who had left two children and a house in Maputo behind her, drove him to the capital of Mozambique, in 1977, he learned to play percussion, the guitar and keyboard and started singing in a band in 1982.


Luis Pereira (born in 1963), known as Stewart Sukuma, is a Mozambican singer. His stage name – Stewart Sukuma – means ‘Rise Up’ in Mozambican xiTsonga and ‘Push’ in Swahili. He was born in Cuamba, Niassa Province in Mozambique. Coming from a modest family he soon realised his passion for music and in 1977 he moved to the capital Maputo, where he learned how to play percussion, guitar and piano. In 1982 he joined a music group as a vocalist. He won the Mozambican prize for music – Ngoma – in 1983 and soon became one of the most played singers in the national radio stations of Mozambique, being described as “Mozambique’s most popular male vocalist”. His major works include songs such as Felizminha, Xitchuketa Marrabenta, Sumanga, Male and Why and he sings in languages including Portuguese, English, Swahili, Echwabo, Coti, and Tsonga.