[gauteng] - #GlobalCitizenFestivalSA: Thousands unite to demand freedom, defeat poverty

  |   Sowetonews / Vereenigingnews / Johannesburgnews

Johannesburg - There was an air of excitement and revelry at the FNB stadium as dignitaries, celebrities and citizens came together for the highly-anticipated Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100.

The festival is currently underway as thousands not only celebrated the centenary of late statesman Nelson Mandela but to also demand freedom and defeat poverty.

World leaders, celebrities as well as Mandela family members took their turn addressing an almost-full stadium to urge citizens to take action on world issues.

Hosting the festival was renowned comedian and Daily Show host Trevor Noah who joined the call to world leaders to do more to defeat poverty and to do it now....

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