Beyoncé among stars at Johannesburg concert to honour Mandela

Beyoncé among stars at Johannesburg concert to honour Mandela

Trevor Noah will host the festival with co-hosts Naomi Campbell, Dave Chappelle, Sir Bob Geldof, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Nomzamo Mbatha, Tyler Perry, and Forest Whitaker.

Rise Up by Stargate features Nelson Mandela's prominent speech.

Several leading artists from the African continent and across the world are trending on South African social media, as fans follow livestreams of the Global Citizen Mandela 100 Festival.

The City of Joburg said in a statement on Monday that seven suspects were arrested in relation to alleged muggings on concert goers after the Global Citizen event at FNB Stadium. Many people got tickets to the concert through charity work and petition-signing.

Sun pointed out that world-renowned band Guns and Roses attracted almost 65 000 fans to their concert at the same stadium just three days before and the event was an overall incident-free one - except for a report of suspected domestic violence.

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas started to celebrate the wedding in India
This comes after Priyanka made the trip to London to watch her good friend say "I Do" in St George's Chapel on 19 May. Priyanka Chopra is about to become Mrs.

Sunday's festival gave a platform to government leaders, CEOs and others who pledged more funding for healthcare and other social programmes.

In a recorded video message, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta promised more money in the national budget. Canada's prime minister, Justin Trudeau, tweeted a $50m pledge for education for girls and women around the world.

Makhura said he has sought a detailed report from South African Police Services (SAPS) and Johannesburg Metro Police (JMPD), saying that police visibility post the festival was undeniably one of the key areas of concern as expressed by a number of people.

"This is awesome!" festival host Trevor Noah said as Trudeau's tweet was shown on a big stadium screen.

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