International artist Emmanuel Jal opens new store at Kenyatta Market
South Sudanese-Canadian international recording artist and entrepreneur has launched a new business called Jal Gua, a health food store at the Kenyatta Market. Jal Gua (meaning ‘walk in peace’ or ‘walk in power’ in the Naath language) is an instant powder superfood.
The Jal Gua cafe is now open to the public at Stall E8, Kenyatta Market and serves African healthy food & delicacies. Adjacent to the cafe is also Jal Gua health food store stocking healthy spices and organic food products.
Emmanuel Jal gives impromptu performance
The event was also attended by other key personalities including Juliani Enos Olik, Kevo Abbra, Brian Babu and Olivia Ambani. Jal also gave an impromptu performance during the opening.
At the event, Jal stated, “I created Jal Gua in 2012 after being hospitalised twice and diagnosed with high blood pressure with doctors fearing diabetes was not far off. This made me look for a solution and made me realise that few people from my village suffered from diabetes. I then invested in eating healthy food, returning to eating traditional African foods and ingredients and eventually got better and on the right track healthwise.”
Aside from being an author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and global peace ambassador, Emmanuel Jal is an established Hip-Hop recording artist.
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