JOHANNESBURG | Beyonce and other stars to perform at Mandela festival

JOHANNESBURG | Beyonce and other stars to perform at Mandela festival

JOHANNESBURG — Beyonce and other international stars have gathered in South Africa for a charity concert honoring Nelson Mandela, a century after he was born.

Pharrell Williams, Trevor Noah and Oprah Winfrey were among those headlining the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at Johannesburg’s FNB Stadium on Sunday. Model Naomi Campbell and singer Bob Geldof, who organized the Live Aid concerts for Africa, are also attending.

Global Citizen, an advocacy group, campaigns for an end to extreme poverty and other causes.

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