Africa’s entertainment pulse, OneAfrica TV, is set to host the Namibian premiere of the much-anticipated Wild Africa Fund concert series on June 24 . This collaboration between Wild Africa Fund and The Rockstar Group will see more than 100 African artists coming together for a series of over 100 Music for Wildlife concerts set to air through 2023 and 2024.
World-renowned artists like Alyn Sano, Ckay, Musa Keys, Focalistic, Macky2, Anita Jaxson, Bomb$hell, will join some of Namibia’s own superstars Top Cheri and KP Illest, and many more chart-topping stars from across the continent will perform in these eco-conscious concerts.
Esteemed on-camera appearances include Lupita Nyong’o, Davido, Jackie Chan, Alex Iwobi, Danai Gurira, David Beckham, Sir Richard Branson, Namibia’s own Odile Gertze, and a myriad of Pan African and global stars, adding an extra layer of star-studded appeal.
Stefan Hugo, CEO of OneAfrica, expressed immense enthusiasm as OneAfrica was chosen as the media partner for this campaign of unparalleled scale and significance. He emphasised, “Conservation is a shared concern for all of us. Through the Wild Africa Fund we witness global personalities, activists, and artists uniting from all corners of the world to raise awareness about these critical issues, while showcasing the extraordinary artistic talents of Africa.
We are honoured to be part of this noble initiative and eagerly look forward to bringing this groundbreaking form of eco-edutainment to our Namibian audiences.”WAF Head Talent/Relationship Manager, Odile Gertze also elaborated on the vital need to protect the continent’s wildlife. “Africa is home to the world’s most spectacular wildlife and wild places.
But this incredible natural heritage is increasingly threatened by poaching, the illegal wildlife trade and habitat loss.
This is where we come in.””We want to draw on the best of Africa’s music in conjunction with the greatest show on earth, our spectacular flora and fauna, to transcend borders, cultures, and languages to promote wildlife conservation and drive positive social change with global partners such as OneAfrica,” Gertze added.
Peter Knights OBE, CEO of Wild Africa Fund stated “Joining OneAfrica and 99fm we want to get more people engaged in conserving and enjoying Namibia’s incredible wildlife and landscapes while promoting its unique music talent across the continent and the world. We hope you’ll join us on this incredible journey.
”Working to preserve wildlifePeter Knights OBE, founder and CEO of Wild Africa Fund, and Jandre Louw, founder and CEO of The Rockstar Group, are the executive producers behind this historic initiative.
They aim to blend exhilarating entertainment with vital conservation messaging.Wild Africa Fund (www.wildafricafund.org) is an African NGO that aims to be Africa’s leading wildlife and environmental communicator. Alongside them, The Rockstar Group, RockstarTV, OAS1SONE and their affiliated companies offer premier live and on-demand streaming channels, transforming fan devices into premium ticketed live concert and entertainment stages, and opening new doors for artists, content creators and the wider African industry globally alongside its continental telco partners.Brace yourself for an exhilarating journey that aims to champion Africa’s wildlife preservation, raise awareness about climate change, and combat plastic pollution.
Mark your calendars! Tune in to OneAfrica on DSTV channel 284 and GoTV channel 24 every Saturday and Sunday at 18:00 and 20:00 respectively to be part of this exhilarating concert series where music becomes a catalyst for wildlife conservation.