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The Africa Day Benefit Concert At Home Airs Today!!!

What a wonderful way to spend the public holiday.

By 18:00 CAT today, the 25th of May 2020, the Africa Day Benefit concert will stream live on the MTV Base Africa YouTube channel and by 21:00 CAT, the concert will be airing on MTV Base (DStv 322 channel), MTV (DStv channel 130), BET Africa (DStv channel 129) and at 23:00 CAT on Comedy Central (DStv channel 122).

Adesua Etomi on Africa Day Benefit concert

The concert will be hosted by popular Black-american Actor Idris Elba. And it features the performances of A-list artists like Teni, KABZA De Small, Tiwa Savage, Toofan, Davido, Angelique Kidjo, AKA, Diamond Platnumz, Fally Ipupa, Banky W, Adesua Etomi, Nasty C, Sauti Sol, Sho Madjozi, StoneBwoy, Yemi Alade, Adekunle Gold, Burna Boy, M.anifest, Salif Keita, Busiswa Gqulu, Reekado Banks, Niniola, Bebe Cool, DJ Maphorisa, and C4 Pedro.

The Africa Day Benefit Concert will also feature special messages from American Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah, the present Miss Universe; Zozibini Tunzi, the renowned American actor Omari Hardwick, Ludacris the American rapper and actor, the multiple award-winning artist Sean Paul, R&B singer Anthony Hamilton, UN Goodwill Ambassador and actress Nomzamo Mbatha, multi-talented rapper and actor, Fat Joe, and renowned actor; Winston Duke.

Africa Day Benefit Concert today!!!

This Africa Day Benefit concert at home reeks of so much fun and shouldn’t be missed. 18:00 CAT for live stream and 21:00 CAT for the broadcast.

Asides the fun from the concert, you will be contributing to feeding hungry africans as you watch.

The two-hour Africa Day Benefit concert is a charity scheme to raise funds to support the food and health needs of Covid-19 affected children and families in Africa.

The Africa Day Benefit concert at home is a collaborated effort of the World Food Programme, UNICEF,
YouTube, ViacomCBS Networks Africa
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The Regional Director for Southern Africa at World Food Programme; Lola Castro, said,

“With so many people on the continent already acutely food insecure, we are extremely concerned about the prospect of COVID-19 causing a hunger catastrophe.“The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the lives of many and disrupted economic activity, increasing the threat to food security and children’s survival and wellbeing. UNICEF and the UN World Food Programme are working together to save lives and support millions of people, the bulk of whom live on the African continent. All funds raised from the Africa Day Benefit concert will be donated to their work to support COVID-affected communities in Africa.

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