Usher and SZA toured Accra ahead of Global Citizen Festival

The stars of the 2022 World Festival, R&B superstars Usher and SZA, arrived in Ghana ahead of the event on Saturday.

Videos and photos of the musicians, Friday, spread on social media as they toured some parts of the greater Accra region where the festival will be held.

In an Instagram post, the Ghana Tourism Authority revealed that Usher and SZA visited schools and toured the Chorkor community.

The school, an education-focused NGO in Chorkor, is one of Global Citizen’s regional response partners for the End Extreme Poverty Now campaign selected for the 2022 festival.

The school is involved in making education and childcare accessible to vulnerable communities.

Asher and SZA are seen sharing some students and school authorities, both in and out of the classroom.

Usher and SZA toured Accra ahead of Global Citizen Festival
Usher and SZA toured Accra ahead of Global Citizen Festival
Usher and SZA toured Accra ahead of Global Citizen Festival
Usher and SZA toured Accra ahead of Global Citizen Festival
Usher and SZA toured Accra ahead of Global Citizen Festival

Meanwhile, the 2022 Global Citizen Festival It returns on the 10th anniversary of its release on Saturday, September 24, 2022, to call on world leaders and major corporations to take urgent action for girls, for the sake of planet earth, and to end extreme poverty now.

With two stages in international cultural capitals, the 2022 Global Citizen Festival It will be broadcast globally from Central Park in New York City and Black Star Square in Accra, Ghana.

On Thursday, at the Accra Tourist Information Center, the Festival of Cultures was held to welcome the Global Citizen Festival.

The festival will be broadcast on Joy Prime and Joy FM on Saturday 24th September at 9pm GMT. It will also be broadcast on TV3, Onua TV and TimesLive in South Africa.

It will be hosted by award-winning actor, playwright and activist Danai Gurira. Other presenters joining her include Birla Mundi, Jocelyn Dumas, Michaela Cowell, Nomzamo Mbatha, and Sabrina d’Or Elba.

Global Citizen Festival: New York City will also feature performances by Metallica, Charlie Puth, Jonas Brothers, Minesken, Mariah Carey, Mickey Gayton, Rosalia with special guest performances by Angelique Kidjo and Billy Porter.

It will be hosted by actor, producer, author and Global Citizen Ambassador Priyanka Chopra Jonas. Other presenters include Amber Ruffin, Anthony Borowski, Bill Nye, Chris Reed, Connie Britton, Volek Olofoiko, Jay Shetty, Katie Couric, Katie Holmes, Misty Copeland, Rachel Brosnahan, Scott Evans, Sophia Carson, Tamron Hall, and Van Jones.

In addition, activists including the winners of the 2022 Global Citizen Award will take to the stage along with other international change makers to inspire the festival audience to take urgent action.

The 2022 Global Citizen Festival It will be streamed and broadcast worldwide on YouTube, Twitter, Amazon Music, the Amazon Music channel on Twitch and Apple Music.

The festival will also be broadcast on ABC, ABC News Live, iHeartRadio, Hulu, FX and Veeps in the US, Albavision in Latin America, Canal+ in Africa, Bis in Brazil, Nine Network (9Now) in Australia, TimesLive in Africa and more.

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