Global Citizen 2021: When and where to stream online in SA

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Global Citizen's fellowship programme is now accepting applications.
Global Citizen's fellowship programme is now accepting applications.
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  • Some of the biggest names in pop will take part in Global Citizen Live on Saturday.
  • Bonang Matheba and Nomzamo Mbatha have been announced as hosts in New York City for Global Citizen Live on the Great Lawn in Central Park. 
  • Concerts will be staged in New York, Paris, Lagos, Rio, Sydney, Mumbai and more, and will also be broadcast globally online. 

Some of the biggest names in pop, from Billie Eilish to BTS and Elton John, will lend their star power to Global Citizen Live on Saturday for a round-the-world event to raise awareness on climate change, vaccine equality and famine.

Eilish and Coldplay will headline in New York's Central Park, joined by Jennifer Lopez, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes and Burna Boy, among others.

Ed Sheeran will perform in Paris alongside Elton John, with Doja Cat, Black Eyed Peas and Stormzy supporting. And then there will be Femi Kuti in Nigeria, Alok in Rio, and Duran Duran and Kylie Minogue in London.

The international advocacy organisation has also announced Bonang Matheba and Nomzamo Mbatha as hosts in New York City for Global Citizen Live on the Great Lawn in Central Park. 

They join a list of incredible hosts donating their time and talent to this once-in-a-generation, 24-hour worldwide event taking place across six continents. 

No matter where you are in the world, you can watch Global Citizen Live at and on the Global Citizen YouTube channel.

You can also tune in via Apple Music, Apple TV, and view our global stream on Twitter on the Global Citizen Twitter channel

The entire show will be available for everyone to stream starting on 25 September at 19:00 SAST.  

"The dedication and commitment from Global Citizen to consistently and continually raise the bar when it comes to calling on world leaders and ordinary citizens to take action is remarkable! We will continue to fight for the eradication of extreme poverty, vaccine equity and climate change. The concert is also live from all parts and corners of the globe, which means this is one of its kind and is bound to be groundbreaking in every sense!! Action is commitment," says Nomzamo Mbatha, socialactivist/philanthropist and Global Citizen advocate. 

"I'm always so happy to continue my work as a Global Citizen advocate, as a continuation of my work with the organisation since Mandela 100 and at the United Nations Assembly, as well as the BeyGood Fellowship Program. These collaborations have given me so many wonderful opportunities to continue my philanthropic work through the Bonang Matheba Foundation that I hold so close to my heart. I'm really excited to be on stage once again on September 25th in New York City. It's going to be amazing, to be outside, fully vaccinated, and just to see everybody once again."
Bonang Matheba, businesswoman, philanthropist and Global Citizen advocate

Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will also join Global Citizen Live on the Great Lawn of Central Park in New York City as they continue their work with world leaders in pursuit of global vaccine equity announced international advocacy organisation Global Citizen. 

Timed to the UN General Assembly, ahead of the G20 and COP26 Meetings, Global Citizen Live will be a global moment of unity across six continents. Artists, luminaries, dignitaries, and citizens in Lagos, Rio de Janeiro, New York City, Paris, London, Seoul, Los Angeles, Sydney, and more will call on governments, corporations, and philanthropists to make new commitments to defend the planet and defeat poverty, focusing on climate change, vaccine equity, and famine.

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