By Musa Ssemwanga
Tagged ‘African Day Benefit Concert at Home,’ the concert was being held last (Monday) to celebrate the African Union which was established on May 25, 1963 to fight colonialism.
Douglas Lwanga one of the most celebrated media personalities in the region represented the pearl of Africa at this year’s humanitarian effort event aimed at raising funds for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The two hour concert was streamed on Africa’s giant music channel, MTV Base Africa, and YouTube on Monday, he said.
“Music has been a tool in the fight against coronavirus.”
“Since it hit the continent, music stars have created songs and dance moves to educate the public on its dangers and am honored to be part of this cause,” he concluded.
The concert also featured actor Edris Elba plus performances from other African music acts like Bebe Cool (Uganda), Benin’s Angelique Kidjo, Kenya’s Sauti Sol, South Africa’s Sho Madjozi, and Nigeria’s Burna Boy.
South African comedian Trevor Noah, reigning Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi, and rapper Sean Paul are also part of the concert’s line up presenters, according to the organizers.