Worldwide TV audience to view Mandela show in July

Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- In honour of Nelson Mandela's 85th birthday in July, MTV Music Television has announced that multi-platinum recording artist Beyonce Knowles will host Meeting Mandela: A Staying Alive Special.
The show, which will celebrate the life of the great humanitarian and former President of South Africa, will be broadcast around the world, MTV Music Television said Tuesday.
The 60-minute special, which has finished production in South Africa, found Mandela tackling several controversial issues facing young people today for the first time ever in a globally televised special.
These include topics such as HIV/AIDS awareness, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, and the oppressive military regime in Burma.
Produced in association with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, UNAIDS, the World Bank, the Kaiser Family Foundation

02 july 2003 16:11:00

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