The Virtual Music Concert to raise funds for Africa’s COVID-19 Response will be held today, Monday, 25 May 2020, from 16 pm West African Time, 15:00 Central African Time and 18:00 hours East African Time.
The Virtual Concert will be hosted by the British-Congolese comedian, actor and philanthropist, Eddie Kadi; Nigerian singer and songwriter, Chidinma and Cameroonian television host and entrepreneur, Pamela Happi (Miss P).
African artistes billed to perform live at the Africa Day 2020 #StrongerTogether Solidarity Concert include 2face Idiba (Nigeria); Sarkodie (Ghana); Aminux (Morocco); Toofan (Togo); Busiswa (South Africa); Becca (Ghana); Betty G(Ethiopia), Salatiel (Cameroun), Hiro (DRC); Rudeboy (Nigeria); Master KG (South Africa), Nikita Kering (Kenya).
Others are Salif Keita (Mali); Nadya Shanab (Egypt); Kanvee Adams (Liberia), DJ Spinall (Nigeria); DJ Moh Green (Algeria); Awilo Longomba (DRC); Ahmed Soultan (Morocco); Pape Diouf (Senegal); Daphne (Cameroon); Lizah James (Mozambique); and Naiboi (Kenya) among others.
The Africa Union Commission, (AUC) and the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) is organising the concert on the theme: Health Security in the Context of COVID-19.
On Sunday, 24 May 2020 a pre-event was hosted by Ms Aya Chebbi, AU Youth Envoy to call up the young people and the continent at large to massively participate in the Africa Day Celebrations and tune in to the AU Virtual Concert on 25 May 2020.