Johannesburg - International advocacy organisation Global Citizen announced on Thursday that DStv, SABC, and Viacom’s MTV International will be the broadcast partners for the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100.
The means that the event will be screened on SABC 1 (DStv channel 191) and MTV (DStv channel 130).
YouTube and Twitter will also bring the festival to a global audience via their platforms from 14:00.
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The event - which will be hosted and presented by the Motsepe Foundation - will take place on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa and the live broadcast will be transmitted in over 180 countries across six continents.
Beyoncé & JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D'banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Kasey Musgraves, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, and Wizkid will headline the first Global Citizen Festival to be held in Africa.
Trevor Noah will host the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 with co-hosts Naomi Campbell, Dave Chappelle, Sir Bob Geldof, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Nomzamo Mbatha, Tyler Perry, and Forest Whitaker.
Leaders set to address the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, include South African President Cyril Ramaphosa among others.