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Watch live: Africa Day ‘At Home’ Benefit Concert [video]

Andile Sicetsha - 25.05.2020

Every artist you can imagine from Africa, including international A-listers, will be part of these epic #AfricaDay2020 celebrations.

Today, the entire world has joined in the celebrations of the 57th anniversary of Africa Day, an important day of observance that saw the launch of the Organisation of African Unity (AU).

Africans from all walks of life have taken the time to honour the continent credited as the cradle of human life. To play their part in celebrating this day, MTV Base Africa has partnered with YouTube to bring music fans the Africa Day At Home benefit concert.

Every African artist you can imagine, including international A-listers, will be part of these celebrations. Check out the full line-up below:

Watch live: Africa Day At Home benefit concert

Tune in to the two-hour virtual concert below.

Please note: The event is scheduled to start streaming from 18:00. Expect the feed to be delayed and if you experience problems with playing the video, try and refresh your page.

Those who missed out on the virtual concert will have the opportunity to watch the re-run on MTV Base (channel 322 on DStv) from 21:00.

What will the raised funds go towards?

Aside from the usual commemorations, the MTV Base Africa-YouTube partnership is an effort to raise funds for ” the World Food Program and the UNICEF who are supporting coronavirus-affected communities across Africa”.