In commemoration of this year’s Africa Day, the Africa Union Commission, (AUC), and All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) has finalised arrangements to hold a live virtual solidarity concert for the African union Covid-19 Response Fund, Tagged; #StrongerTogether that will be broadcast on Social media platforms and TRACE Television stations across Africa on Monday, May 25, 2020 at 4pm (WAT).
The Africa Day Virtual Solidarity Concert is aimed to inspire action with key messages on the prevention, protection and response measure to contain coronavirus and to use the power of music and the crucial role of African artists in advocating for the curb of COVID-19 on the continent as well as galvanize solidarity for financial contributions to the Africa COVID-19 response fund.
Performances by the artistes will take place at different locations across Africa and the rest of the world.
The virtual Concert will be hosted live by the British-Congolese Comedian, Actor and Philanthropist, Eddie Kadi, Nigerian singer and songwriter, Chidinma and Cameroonian television host and entrepreneur, Pamela Happi, the trio will leave the viewers mesmerized with multi-talented and Award winning African superstars, performing live; 2face Idiba (Nigeria); Sakordie (Ghana); Amiinux (Morocco); Toofan (Togo); Busiswa (South Africa); Becca (Ghana); Beety G(Ethiopia) , Salatiel (Cameroun), Hiro (DRC); Betty G (Ethiopia); Rudeboy (Nigeria); Master KG (South Africa),Nikita kering (Kenya).
Other performing artistes are Salif Keita (Mali); Kanvee Adams (Liberia), DJ Spinall (Nigeria); DJ Moh Green (Algeria); Awilo Longomba (DRC), Ahmed Soultan (Morocco), Pape Diouf (Senegal), Daphne (Camerron), Nadya Shanab (Egypt) , Naiboi (Kenya) among others.
According to the Associate Producer of AFRIMA, Adenrele Niyi “No doubt, Africa has been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic like the rest of the world, we are confident that Africa will come out of this quagmire stronger in our togetherness through our collective and deliberate actions. This is more reason AFRIMA is collaborating with the African Union on the Africa Day Virtual Solidarity concert for the purpose of raising fund for the AU’s COVID-19 response fund. I implore all people of good conscience with milk of human kindness to donate generously through the AU website to the response fund: Together, we shall win.
The #StrongerTogerther Africa Day Solidarity Concert will be broadcast live on Trace TV channels on DSTV and other partners’ stations and live-streamed on AU,TRACE and AFRIMA Facebook pages and other social media handles at 4pm (WAT),5pm (CAT)