NOAH TO HOST MANDELA 100
TREVOR Noah is hosting the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in Joburg in December.
The celebratory event at the FNB stadium on December 2 features a host of international stars including Beyoncé, Jay-z, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Pharrell Williams, Usher and Chris Martin.
Noah joins a line-up of co-hosts including Naomi Campbell, Sir Bob Geldof, Gayle King, Tyler Perry and Forest Whitaker. Oprah Winfrey is due to deliver a special keynote address.
“I am where I am today, living as a free South African, because of much of what he did, and so I’m beyond excited to be teaming up with so many others to pay tribute to the man in his home country,” Noah said. Tickets are not sold for the event; rather they have to be earned by showing support for causes.