We are one Africa had their long awaited virtual concert yesterday on the 23rd of May 2020.
The event which took off at 10pm went live on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram with Africans watching from all of the world.
NRG Radio pulled all the stops having their superstars, presenters, DJ’ s and a surprise guest, Tanasha Donna hosting the event.
This was a one of a kind event with performances from all over Africa coming together for the sole purposes of fighting COVID19 as a nation through music.
Khaligraph,Gilad and Bien from Sauti Sol represented Kenya, Alikiba, Queen Darlene, Lulu and Frankie represented Tanzania, Betty G represented Ethiopia, Joeboy, alternate sound and Burna Boy represented Nigeria with Vinka and Jose Chameleon
representing Uganda by putting up a great show with their live performances that left viewers entertained and engaged.
Amidst all the excitement and entertainment, we are one Africa also took initiatives to help the community during these trying time by having giveaways to the audience.
Lucky winners walked away with airtime and a phone which are essential during this pandemic to keep in touch with love ones.
The show did not stop there, the world also got the opportunity to hear from the king of Comedy, Churchill on his view of Coronavirus and a word to Africa on the fight against it.
And to think this was just a warm up edition! The #WeAreOneAfrica virtual concert has just gotten started with promises of it getting bigger and better this coming Saturday for
the second edition. With more performances and bigger prizes to be won.
We cannot wait to see what NRG Radio and their partners have in store for us!
Don’t miss out on anything, Follow @Weareoneafrica on YouTube/ Facebook and @waoafrica on IG to stay informed.
All the proceeds go to the Amref Health Africa COVID response fund.
By Esther Masaa