From left to right: (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images; Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images; Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100; Photo by Donna Ward/Getty Images)

From left to right: Lupita Nyong'o, Sho Madjozi, Cassper Nyovest and Black Coffee.

Global Citizen Adds More Artists to Line-Up for 'One World: Together at Home' Concert

Lupita Nyong'o, Sho Madjozi, Cassper Nyovest, Black Coffee and more are all set to appear in Global Citizen's upcoming 'One World: Together at Home' concert.

Global Citizen has recently announced the updated line-up for their upcoming "One World: Together At Home" concert which is being hosted in collaboration with Lady Gaga. Having already raised USD 35 million, the concert is supposed to help healthcare workers and various relief efforts amid the global COVID-19 outbreak. The concert is set to take place on April 18th.

Initially, Burna Boy and Idris Elba were the only Africans set to make appearances in Global Citizen's 'One World: Together at Home' concert. However, South Africa's Cassper Nyovest, Nomzamo Mbatha, DJ Black Coffee and Sho Madjozi are now part of the line-up. Joining them will be Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira.

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Speaking about the concerts contribution to supporting COVID-19 relief efforts, Lady Gaga says, "It is so important to think globally and support the World Health Organization to curb the pandemic and prevent future outbreaks." She adds that, "We want to highlight the gravity of this historical, unprecedented, and cultural movement."

Visit the Global Citizen website to find out which television network will be broadcasting the concert in your country.

The total global number of coronavirus cases currently stands at over 2 million with at least 120 000 deaths. The BBC's Coronavirus in Africa tracker reports that there are just over 16 000 confirmed coronavirus cases and at least 873 reported deaths on the African continent. Read our coverage of the coronavirus presence in Africa here.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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