All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), is hosting a live virtual Solidarity Concert for the African Union COVID-19 Response in commemoration of this year’s Africa Day.
This was made known in a statement released on Saturday. The concert under the theme; Health Security in the Context of COVID-19 and tagged #StrongerTogether will hold on May 25, 2020 at 16.00 hours (WAT).
The statement read, “In commemoration of this year’s Africa Day, the Africa Union Commission, (AUC) and All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will host a live virtual Solidarity Concert for the African Union COVID-19 Response Fund, under the theme: Health Security in the Context of COVID-19 and tagged #StrongerTogether to be broadcast on TRACE Television, African Independent Television and Social media platforms across Africa on Monday, May 25, 2020 at 16.00 hours (WAT).
“The Africa Day #StrongerTogether Solidarity Concert is aimed at inspiring action with key messages on the prevention, protection and response measures to contain coronavirus. The Concert will leverage 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 and in-kin contributions to the Africa COVID-19 Response Fund.
“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). The trio will anchor the concert expected to leave viewers thoroughly entertained by showcasing the pan-African spread of the continent’s music talents and delivering high tempo performances by the artistes at different locations across Africa and the diaspora.”
Superstar African artistes billed to perform live at the Africa Day 2020 #StrongerTogether Solidarity Concert include: 2face Idiba (Nigeria); Sakordie (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 #StrongerTogerther Africa Day Solidarity Concert will be broadcast live on Trace TV channels on DSTV, NigezieTV, GoldmyneTV, waptv, AIT and other partners’ stations and live-streamed on AU, TRACE and AFRIMA Facebook pages and other social media handles at 16.00 hrs (WAT), 17.00 hrs (CAT) and 18.00hrs (EAT).