The concert will raise money to support families affected by the
The concert will raise money to support families affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
African artists are uniting to help alleviate hunger and support those who have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus outbreak.
The musicians, along with international stars such as Idris Elba, will be hosting a benefit concert that is expected to raise millions of Rands.
The concert takes place on Africa Day, Monday 25 May at 18:00.
It will broadcast live on MTV Base Africa's YouTube channel.
The line-up includes Sho Madjozi, AKA, Sean Paul, Anthony Hamilton, Trevor Noah, Nomzamo Mbatha and many more.
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MTV Base & @YouTube are asking you to stay #AtHome and celebrate #AfricaDay with the greatest African Artists, and @IdrisElba, your host. Tune in to the #AfricaDay Benefit Concert: At Home on the @MTVBASEAfrica YouTube page at 6pm (CAT) & on MTV Base at 9pm (CAT). #AloneTogether .
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Several benefits concerts have been held since the coronavirus outbreak.
In April, Cassper Nyovest, DJ Black Coffee, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez raised close to $128-million during the Global Citizen concert.
The concert was also aimed at helping those most affected by the pandemic.
An Elton John-led coronavirus concert also raised $8-million for charity.
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