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Historic Nelson Mandela Day livestream show from Robben Island to raise funds for COVID-19 relief

Ashley Raphala, aka ‘Shimza’ will become the first artist to livestream from Robben Island, in a historic event on Mandela Day, which is tomorrow. Shimza, and his foundation SHIMUZIC, along with the Siya Kolisi Foundation, have partnered in a drive to raise funds for those negatively affected by COVID-19, as well as Robben Island itself. Shimza joins CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters to talk about this unique performance.

African artists collaborate to raise COVID-19 awareness on Mandela Day

Tomorrow is Mandela Day and on the occasion ONE Campaign Africa has decided to launch their new song which brings musical artists from across the continent together in an effort to raise awareness about the impact of Covid-19 on the continent. ONE Africa Executive Director, Edwin Ikhuoria joins CNBC Africa for more.