Global Citizen Festival honours Mandela 100 celebration

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International advocacy organization Global Citizen is hosting the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, today 2 December 2018.

The Festival featured headlining performances by Beyoncé, JAY-Z, Black Coffee, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Kacey Musgraves, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, and Wizkid.

The event was hosted by Trevor Noah, with co-hosts including Naomi Campbell, Sir Bob Geldof, Danai Gurira, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Tyler Perry, Nomzamo Mbatha, Anele Mdoda and Dave Chapelle.

“The Festival is the culmination of Global Citizen’s Mandela 100 campaign; a series of global events honoring the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in his centenary year, seeking to mobilize USD $1 billion in new commitments for the world’s poorest, with at least 50% to better the lives of women and girls around the world.”

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