Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100.

Position:Kaleidoscope - Centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth - Brief article

South Africa's Global Citizen festival, held in order to honour the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth and make commitments to counter global poverty, came to a close after having raised billions of dollars for humanitarian causes.

The event, held on 2 December, brought together heads of state, dignitaries, a group of the world's most talented artists and influencers, and thousands of global citizens to celebrate. Key personalities included World Bank President Jim Kim, and South African comedian Trevor Noah; Beyonce (right) and Ed Sheeran both...

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