Akufuna has been performing as a musician and singer for more than 15 years. Upon moving to Namibia from Zambia, he took a job with his church – thus beginning his career as a professional musician. Sifuba was a music teacher in Namibia, teaching in both primary and secondary schools and has extensive experience in directing several choirs as well as conducting brass bands and small musical ensembles. As a clarinetist, he has performed and recorded as a guest soloist with the Namib Marimbas. As a vocalist, Sifuba (tenor) has performed and recorded with the acclaimed Mascato Coastal Choir of Namibia. He has conducted numerous drumming workshops throughout the Greater Toronto Area and sings with the renowned Nathaniel Dett Chorale, since immigrating in 1996. He is currently pursuing a BA in Arts from York University.