American-Zimbabwean actress and playwright, Danai Gurira will be hosting the 10th Global Citizen Festival slated for Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the Black Star Square in Accra.
Danai is best known for her starring roles as Michonne on the AMC horror drama series ‘The Walking Dead’ and as Okoye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films ‘Black Panther’, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, and ‘Avengers: Endgame’
Gurira is also the playwright of the Broadway play Eclipsed, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play.
Performing at the evenrt in Ghana are Ghanaian artistes Sarkodie, Stonebwoy and Gyakie.
From the United States of America come Usher Raymond, SZA, and H.E.R. British act of Ghanaian descent, Stomzy and Nigeria’s Tems will also perform at the programme.
Uncle Waffles will join the lineup of performers in Accra with Berla Mundi, Joselyn Dumas, Michaela Coel, Nomzamo Mbatha, and Sabrina Dhowrie Elba as presenters.
The Global Citizen Festival is the world’s longest-running global campaign calling for an end to extreme poverty. Through the Festival, the organization brings together millions of people to amplify the message to #EndPovertyNow, and this year, in celebrating 10 Years of impacting change, the event will be split into two locations: Accra and New York.
The 2022 Global Citizen Festival campaign is supported by governments and world leaders across the world.