DStv and GOtv are proud to announce that One World: Together At Home a globally televised and streamed special in support of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, will air on Vuzu this Saturday, 18 April at 7 pm, and on MTV Africa on Sunday, 19 Apr at 7 pm and on BET and Comedy Central on Monday, 20 April at 2:30 pm.
Launched by international advocacy organization Global Citizen, and the World Health Organization, One World: Together At Home will show unity among all people who are affected by COVID-19 and will also celebrate and support brave healthcare workers doing life-saving work on the front lines.
Curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga, the One World: Together At Home broadcast special will include performances and appearances by Alicia Keys, Amy Poehler, Andrea Bocelli, Awkwafina, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Camila Cabello, Celine Dion, Chris Martin, David & Victoria Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, LL COOL J, Lupita Nyong’o, Maluma, Matthew McConaughey, Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney, Pharrell Williams, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sam Smith, Shah Rukh Khan, Shawn Mendes, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, and Usher.
“In these uncertain times, this is a great opportunity to educate our viewers while celebrating artists and those on the frontline fighting to win the current battle on COVID 19. In alignment with our mission of putting customers first, we have scheduled this global event on four channels to ensure that a larger spectrum of our customers does not miss out. The show will air on Vuzu, MTV Africa, BET and Comedy central” says Cecil Sunkwa Mill, Managing Director, MultiChoice Ghana.
One World: Together At Home is not a telethon it is a historic, first-of-its-kind global broadcast event to celebrate the heroic efforts of community health workers and to support the World Health Organization in the global fight to end COVID-19. The broadcast will feature stories from frontline healthcare workers on the COVID response, commitments from philanthropists, governments and corporations to support and equip frontline healthcare workers around the world, with masks, gowns and other vital equipment, and to local charities that provide food, shelter, and healthcare to those that need it most.
For more information about Global Citizen and its campaign to support the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO, powered by the UN Foundation, please visit globalcitizen.org and follow @GlblCtzn on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #GlobalCitizen.