By Temitope Ojo
The line-up for the 2018 Mandela Global Citizen Festival has been revealed for the 2018 and it shows that four Nigerian artiste, Wizkid, D,banj, Femi kuti and Tiwa Savage, are booked to perform alongside American stars at the.
Expected stars are Beyonce, Jay Z, Usher, Ed Sheeran, Pharrel Williams and many others.
Set to hold in South Africa, this year’s event will celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday anniversary and call for an end to extreme poverty across the world.
The Global Citizen Festival rallies musicians, politicians and thought leaders to influence citizens on a global scale and take actions that influence government policies.
The festival hopes to inspire social activism leveraging a combination of celebrities using their star power, global leaders publicly committing to make a difference and youths gathering together for an exciting experience.
The campaign aims to raise $1 billion for initiatives working to end global hunger, increase access to good nutrition for adolescent girls, reduce HIV/AIDS transmission rates, advocate for quality education, provide funding for women’s health, ensure access to clean water and safe sanitation worldwide and more.