Beyonce Global Citizen Festival 2018
Beyonce is at Global Citizen Festival SA

The Global Citizen Festival South Africa has a hectic string of acts on the bill! The gig happens on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

So what’s the Global Citizen Festival line-up?

Beyoncé and JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Kacey Musgraves, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher and Wizkid will headline the first Global Citizen Festival to be held in Africa.

Trevor Noah will host the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 with Naomi Campbell, Dave Chappelle, Sir Bob Geldof, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Nomzamo Mbatha, Tyler Perry, and Forest Whitaker. Oprah Winfrey will deliver a keynote address.

It’s a free gig – you just have to be proactive!

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The advocacy organisation Global Citizen has announced that DStv, SABC, and Viacom’s MTV International are broadcast partners. The live broadcast will be transmitted in over 180 countries.

MTV Base (DStv channel 322) will also debut a two-hour, “best of” special in the days following the initial broadcast for its audience in South Africa and nearly 50 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.

YouTube and Twitter also bring the show to a global audience via their channels, presented by Johnson &  Johnson. And MultiChoice airs it on DStv channel 199.

Executive producers of the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 include Dr. Precious Moloi Motsepe, Patrice Motsepe, Kweku Mandela, Dave Holmes, Declan Kelly, Liza Henshawand Hugh Evans.

Mandela 100 Global Citizen Festival

Peeps set to address Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100 include Cyril Ramaphosa, Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway and President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana, President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, David Beasley, Executive Director of World Food Programme, Ambassador Ertharin Cousin, Board Director of Power of Nutrition, and Peter Sands, Executive Director of Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

The December event is the culmination of Global Citizen’s “Mandela 100” campaign.

For live music in Cape Town:

What: Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100 festival
When: Sunday, 2 December 2018
Where: FNB Stadium Johannesburg South Africa
Global Citizen Festival tickets: It’s free, see here
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