Africa Day: AU, AFRIMA To Celebrate With COVID-19 Concert
In commemoration of this year’s Africa Day, the Africa Union Commission and the All Africa Music Awards will host a live virtual solidarity concert for the African Union COVID-19 Response Fund.
Themed, ‘Health Security in the Context of COVID-19’ and tagged ‘#StrongerTogether’, the programme will be broadcast on TRACE Television, African Independent Television and social media platforms across Africa on Monday, May 25.
The concert is aimed at inspiring action with key messages on the prevention, protection and response measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
The virtual concert will be hosted by the British-Congolese comedian, actor and philanthropist, Eddie Kadi; Nigerian singer and songwriter, Chidinma; and Cameroonian television host and entrepreneur, Pamela Happi.
Performers at the event include 2Baba (Nigeria), Sakordie (Ghana), Aminux (Morocco), Toofan (Togo), Busiswa (South Africa), Becca (Ghana), Betty G(Ethiopia), Salatiel (Cameroun), Hiro (DRC), Rudeboy (Nigeria), Master KG (South Africa), Nikita Kering (Kenya).
The Associate Producer of AFRIMA, Adenrele Niyi, said, “Africa, just like the rest of the world, has been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The emotional and physical well-being and livelihoods of our people are bearing the brunt of the coronavirus. However, even as a new world order emerges, the African Union and member nations are showing leadership which inspires confidence that Africa will come of this stronger than before.”
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