In a few hours, the continent will witness massive Entertainment from its biggest stars. Artists from all over the continent will come together to raise funds for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through UNICEF.
Joining the lineup of performers are Scorpion Kings, Kabza De Small & DJ Maphorisa, Nasty C, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, DJ Fresh and more. They each made the reveal by posting info about their performances on their social media pages.
The Africa Day Benefit Concert is held to celebrate the African Union against colonialism which was established on May 25th, 1963. The Live show starting at 6PM today will be hosted by Hollywood star, Idris Elba and will be broadcast on MTV Base, and YouTube.
A released statement about the online concert reads,
“The two-hour special will raise funds to support food and health needs for children and families in Africa affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with the World Food Programme and UNICEF who are supporting COVID-affected communities across Africa”
Scorpion Kings Live Tomorrow Tune in on Youtube Africa Day❤️
MTV Base and YouTube are asking you to stay #AtHome and celebrate #AfricaDay with the greatest African Artists, and Idris Elba, your host. Tune in to the #AfricaDay Benefit Concert: At Home on the @MTVBASEAfrica YouTube page (https://www.youtube.com/user/MTVBaseAfrica322) at 6pm (CAT) and on MTV Base, DStv Channel 322 at 9pm (CAT). #AloneTogether.
Can’t wait to be part of today’s #AfricaDay Benefit Concert to raise funds for @unicefafrica @worldfoodprogramme COVID-19 relief efforts!!! It will hosted by @idriselba on @mtvbaseafrica @youtube at 6PM (CAT) & MTV BASE at 9PM (CAT) #AloneTogether
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