Most people had a good time and got home safely, but the night turned ugly for some when they were accosted by thugs as they left the stadium.
The Global Citizen Festival is hosted by the Global Poverty Project, which works to combat extreme poverty all over the world through education, advocacy and media.
"There is no need to blame South African police that there was no Uber, there was no transport and all that - that should be asked from the organisers", said police minister Bheki Cele who called on victims of crime to come forward.
The City of Joburg said in a statement on Monday that seven suspects were arrested in relation to alleged muggings on concert goers after the Global Citizen event at FNB Stadium.
She said the muggers were even pulling knives and guns on the defenceless revellers.
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Beyonce led an all-star line-up including Ed Sheeran, Jay-Z and Usher for the climax of a year of events celebrating the centennial of Mandela's birth in 1918, and to raise money for charity.
The City said: "As part of the Venue Operation Centre (VOC) team, the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department was responsible for traffic management and deployed 236 metro police officers/ traffic wardens, 104 JMPD patrol vehicles, 18 JMPD motorbikes and 11 horses to ensure traffic free flow from 6:00 am on 2 December to 7:00 am on 3 December".
South African media say a concert worker died in a stadium fall Saturday.
The stadium was filled by thousands attending the concert.
World leaders gathered at the stadium for a 2013 memorial after the death of Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader and South Africa's first black president.
The central bank has already hiked rates three times this year and is largely expected to raise the rate again in December. Powell became Fed chair in February this year after being nominated by Trump and confirmed by the Senate.
To the adoption of this decision calls on Saudi Arabia amid a 30 percent collapse in oil prices towards the beginning of October. Brent crude rose 5.3 percent or $3.14 to a high of $62.60 and was last trading around $61.60.
Golden State trailed by as many as 18 after a red-hot Raptors start, then reeled Toronto in and made things very interesting. They will not be matched up on every possession just because of all the switching that occurs on a nightly basis.
President Donald Trump announced he'll send Air Force One to Texas to carry Bush's body to Washington from Houston on December 3. Bush visits a tent camp for quake survivors on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, in 2006.
But fourth bottom Huddersfield were reduced to 10 men when Steve Mounie was sent off for a 32nd minute foul on Yves Bissouma. Strikes in each half from James McArthur and Andros Townsend were Palace's first goals from open play at home all season.
The Bush family's post-White House spokesman Jim McGrath shared the photo on Twitter Sunday with the hashtag #remembering41. It wasn't a widely-known fact until he developed a form of Parkinson's disease and relied on a wheelchair.
Prof He also said that the study had been submitted to a scientific journal for review , though he did not name the journal. In a statement , his host university said that the trial occurred while he was on leave, and didn't happen at their campus.
Sunday will be Sherman's first matchup against his former team with the second coming two weeks later at San Francisco. Richard Sherman could have said something nice Thursday afternoon about his former team, the Seattle Seahawks .
A criminal investigation into the failure placed the blame on a sensor which had been damaged during assembly. October's aborted trip saw two astronauts forced to make an emergency landing just minutes after take off.
Real Madrid midfielder Modric has apparently secured the award and will be the only one of the three present at the ceremony. Football leaks revealed that the Croatian playmaker will beat the 2016 UEFA European Champion to win the Balllon D'or award.
Since the start of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, an estimated 78 million people have become infected and more than 35 million have died. Globally, 15- to 24-year-old women are twice as likely as young men to be infected.
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Grande has since responded to the praise by commenting on Garner's post, writing that she was "crying". It's the epitome of Grande: a kick-ass feminist singer who overcomes obstacles and comes out stronger.
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We hope people take into account what PETA has tried to address in their tweet and not be crurel towards animals. The wedding ceremonies were held in utmost secrecy with no media allowed in.
Donald Trump 'likes' Kim Jong-un, Moon says
But prospects of a fourth Moon-Kim meeting have recently dimmed, with negotiations on denuclearising the North grinding to a halt. About 30,000 North Koreans have fled to South Korea, mostly traveling via China, since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.
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From Nick's side, his brothers Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas along with thier partners, Sophie Turner and Danielle Jonas were seen. Priyanka revealed that after their meeting, she invited Nick to her apartment where her mother, Madhu Chopra was also present.
Chargers pull off stunning comeback win over Steelers
However, he quickly got things going after halftime to turn this game into an exciting matchup between two AFC powerhouses. The pass was under thrown by Roethlisberger and James did a heck of a job by reading it, and taking it back for 36 yards.
UEFA to hold third-tier club competition
The competition itself - as stated above - will see the 32 teams involved split into eight separate groups of four. At least 34 countries will have teams in a group stage, compared to 26 at the moment.
Trump Suspends Adding New Tariffs to Chinese Imports
Stakes were high at a meeting between President Trump and President Xi at last week's G20 meeting in Argentina. China has agreed to reduce and remove tariffs on cars coming into China from the U.S. now the tariff is 40%.
Oil shock: Qatar pulls out of OPEC
He also said Qatar wants to raise its oil production from 4.8 million barrels of oil equivalent a day to 6.5 million barrels. The Arab country will quit Opec by January 2019, the minister, Saad al-Kaabi said.