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London hosts 90th birthday concert for Mandela

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London hosts 90th birthday concert for Mandela


A concert paying tribute to Nelson Mandela is being held in London’s Hyde Park. The event is being organised under the number 46664, Mandela’s old prisoner number and the name of his AIDS awareness organisation. The tribute marks his 90th birthday and comes 20 years after the ‘Free Nelson Mandela’ concert, held in London while he was still in prison. Stars of African and Western music are playing at the gig, which is being hosted by US actor and singer Will Smith.

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