Beyoncé, JAY-Z, Ed Sheeran, Tiwa Savage, Cassper Nyovest to Headline Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100 in South Africa

Beyoncé and JAY-Z Global Citizen Festival

Global Citizen Festival Honours the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela; presented by Major Partner, the Motsepe Foundation. 

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Beyoncé, JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, Wizkid — these artists and more are convening on 2 December in South Africa with world and corporate leaders to present the biggest campaign on the Global Goals to end extreme poverty ever.

Responding to Nelson Mandela’s call for us to be the generation to end extreme poverty, artists and leaders will be joined by Global Citizens who’ve taken action on the Global Citizen social advocacy platform to earn their free tickets to the festival at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

The Mandela 100 Festival, in partnership with the House of Mandela, will serve as the capstone event of Global Citizen’s year-long Be the Generation campaign, inspired by the revered former leader of South Africa and his lifelong dedication to rallying people together to use their collective voices to speak for the most marginalized people.

Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100 hosts include Trevor Noah, Naomi Campbell, Bonang Matheba, Sir Bob Geldof, Gayle King, Tyler Perry, and Forest Whitaker.

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Media personality Anele Mdoda added to list of Global Citizen Festival hosts

Global Citizen Festival host Anele Mdoda

Radio and television presenter Anele Mdoda has been added to a list of Global Citizen Festival hosts. The former Real Talk With Anele presenter shared the exciting news on social media with her friends. 

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Taking to social media saying that she is overjoyed to be added to the prestigious list that will see her favourite artists such as Beyonce perform at the event.

The festival will take place on 2 December at the FNB Stadium and will feature global superstars Beyonce and Jay Z, Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran and Usher. Local stars such as Cassper Nyovest, Sho Majozi and Nigerian stars Tiwa Savage and Wiz Kid will share the stage with them. 

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Bonang Matheba to give away three dresses for matric ball

Bonang Matheba gives away dresses

Television personality Bonang Matheba will be making the day of three young South African women in September when she gives away three of her favourite red carpet dresses and a makeover with her glam squad for their matric dances.

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This comes at the end of Women’s Month in which Bonang graced the cover of GQ’s September Power Issue and was announced a presenter at the Global Citizen Festival in Johannesburg on December 2 in celebration of the Centenary of Nelson Mandela.

“I’ve had a most blessed month and want to share in my success by acknowledging others and encouraging individuals to feel strong, beautiful and empowered. So I’m giving three young ladies the chance to win one of my red carpet stunners and to be the queen of their matric dances,” says Bonang.

Entrants need to send their motivation as to why they deserve to win a Bonang Matheba red carpet dress and a makeover, to [email protected].

Watch the video below:

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“I’ll read them all and then announce the winners live from New York Fashion Week. As Women’s Month comes to a close I want us to remind each other that we are all queens in our own unique way,” she adds.

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