- Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe explained how difficult it has been to get eyonce and Jay-Z to South Africa
- There have been a lot of negotiations taking place and getting the two together and available on at the same time, has been the biggest challenge
- The foundation does a huge amount of incredible work for schools around the country
Bringing Beyonce to South Africa is proving to be a challenging undertaking. Co-founder and Motsepe Foundation's CEO Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe explained to SubBuzz, that both Beyonce and husband Jay-Z have their tours planned and to book them at the same time is going to take some doing.
Motsepe did say that a combination of negotiations have taken place that have giving a positive answer from the couple to come over to South Africa, reported the Daily Sun.
A number of requests have been pouring for Beyonce to pay a visit, and it is finally become reality. It’s official that Beyonce will be returning to South African shores for the first time in 15 years. Briefly.co.za learnt that the event will be part of tributes to Nelson Mandela.
The foundation will be working in closely with other organisers like, Global Citizen. The date to save on your calendar is the 2 December to enjoy the presence of Beyonce and her famous hubby, Jay-Z.
Local artists will be joining in on the festival alog with other international acts, Ed Sheeran, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Femi Kuti and Tiwa Savage.
According to the organisers, the intention of the festival is to address poverty and by 2030 to eradicate it completely.
Having Madiba in mind, this concert speaks volumes for the passion he had. Moloi-Motsepe said they were requested to come on board with Global Citizens.
This will no doubt be an act of kindness and make the world we live in a better place. People are coming together to carry out Madiba’s call to end poverty.
They support educational initiatives and are currently accommodating 2 000 students free of charge in subjects comprising of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
It is not only in the education field but also on the sports field that children have to achieve their dreams. The foundation also give their support to 10 000 schools for their choral music competitions.
The amazing work the foundation does also includes renovating schools when libraries, laboratories or multi-purpose centres are needed. They even donate R8 million to various schools in the Soweto area.
Five music concerts are held each year for local artists funded by the foundation.
With the love Madiba had for football, he always said the sport unites people.
Madiba always interacted with people and his smile brought so much joy. Moloi-Motsepe reiterated the reason for the concert is to be part of the eradication of poverty.
She also said that they have decided that 70% will have to be earned by those doing good work within the community.
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