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09 Jul 2018 2:43 PM
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Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Oprah Winfrey are heading to South Africa for the 2018 Global Citizen Festival.

They will be among a star-studded list of performers, hosts and other world leaders at the music festival on Dec. 2 in Johannesburg, which aims to encourage world leaders to commit to ending extreme poverty by 2030.

Oprah, who will deliver a special keynote address remebering Mandela and his legacy at the free-ticketed event, will be joined by the likes of Beyonce and Jay-Z, Wizkid, Usher, Pharrell Williams, Tiwa Savage, Chris Martin and more for a culmination of Global Citizen's "Mandela 100" campaign in partnership with with the House of Mandela, a series of global events celebrating the life and legacy of Mandela in his centenary year. 

In addition to Winfrey, Gayle King, Naomi Campbell, Sir Bob Geldof, Bozoma St. John and Forest Whitaker are on the lineup to help host the event.

Fans can begin to earn free tickets to the festival starting Aug. 21. by signing up at www.globalcitizen.org.za.

PHOTO CREDIT: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images For Parkwood Entertainment

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