Africa: Master KG, Grammy-Award Winning Indian Singer Ricky Kej to Perform At AfricaRise2020


The year 2020 is indeed filled with uncommon events wrecking many economic and social activities around the globe. Africa amongst other continents have suffered and struggled to curb many health challenges in the past. The post-ebola rampage, malaria, chickenpox, lassa fever have all been a regular threat to livelihood in Africa.

The Africa rise 2020 is an event organised to raise awareness and funds to combat health challenges in Africa. The theme for this year’s program is “Healthier and Stronger One World Together for Africa”, featuring a free three-hour virtual entertainment from top global performers.

The event which is set to hold on January 16, 2021 will be broadcasted live via partnered media streaming platform, viacom.

Popular South African singer, Master KG will be performing is #1 song “Jerusalema”. The program line up of other artists committed to perform include: Mac Mudday, Makhadzi, Nomcebo Zikode, Zanda Zakuza, Ella Efundem Njie, and Grammy-winning musician and environmentalist Ricky Kej, from India.

In addition, sports personalities, world leaders, prominent public figures, and healthcare workers from all parts of the world will deliver inspiring messages–all supporting building mobile clinics, and for upgrading the fragile healthcare infrastructure in rural Africa.

“We knew that Africans would rise to the occasion and support this worthy cause when we planned it,” says Gordon Tapper, founder of Give Them A Hand Foundation, president of the United African Congress, and executive producer of ‘The Big Event’.