Want to watch Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Usher & Oprah in Joburg? Here's how

YES! Beyonce is coming to South Africa

Held at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg on December 2, the festival aims to raise money to end extreme poverty by 2030 and encourage a new generation to follow in Mandela's footsteps by campaigning for change.

Starting on 21 Aug, you can take action on GlobalCitizen.org.za, in the Global Citizen app - which you can download data-free if you are a Vodacom customer - or you can find us on Facebook Messenger.

There will be 100,000 tickets and 70,000 of them are free for you to earn by doing your bit to alleviate poverty in society.

The event will be hosted by Oprah Winfrey, Naomi Campbell, Gayle King, Bob Geldof, Tyler Perry and Forest Whitaker.

Worldwide stars Beyonce, JAY-Z, Ed Sheeran, Chris Martin, Pharrell Williams and Usher will be joined by South Africa's Cassper Nyovest as well as Nigeria's Femi Kuti, D'banj, Wizkid and Tiwa Savage at the event.

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The festival will also feature some of the continent's most popular musicians including South African hip-hop producer Cassper Nyovest and Nigerian artists Wizkid, D'banj and Femi Kuti, who is the son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti. "I cherish everything he taught me about giving, sharing, and forgiving, and I look forward to celebrating his life on December 2nd".

Evans said that Mandela offered a model for the Global Citizen movement through his magnanimous efforts at racial reconciliation and democracy as well as through his focus on tackling poverty and global health.

There will be 100,000 tickets and 70,000 of them are free for you to earn.

Those who use the Global Citizen advocacy platform with be able to register for a free ticket, check out more information here. "Performing at Global Citizen Festival is a small tribute to his legacy and I can not wait to take the stage in December".

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