The story behind Beyoncé's Global Citizen Festival outfits

Carla Harmon
December 3, 2018

The much-anticipated concert took place at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

Police have encouraged victims to open cases.

The world-renowned show stopper and formidable queen, Beyoncè, did what she does best at the Global Citizen Festival on Sunday, 2 December.

He pointed out the SA Police Service (a national competency not controlled by the city) was responsible for overall security arrangements, and praised the JMPD for having arrested seven suspects for "common robbery and assault of a police officer".


It said it was "saddened to hear the challenges people had while leaving the venue".

The concert, which is part of a campaign on the Global Goals to end extreme poverty, features global music icons like Beyonce, JAY-Z, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Pharrell Williams, Usher and Chris Martin.

South African media say a concert worker died in a stadium fall Saturday.

"We have been working to support people getting home safely", it said. "Our law enforcement agencies, especially the police, are expected to play their role and responsibility", he said.


Another witness, Shantie Khosa, also lamented the lack of visible policing and security after the concert.

Stadium Management chief executive, Jacques Grobbelaar, also expressed regret at the reported incidents of violence and crime affecting festival-goers but said that his company had no authority over the safety and security of music revellers who had come to see their favourite local and worldwide artists.

Sun pointed out that world-renowned band Guns and Roses attracted almost 65 000 fans to their concert at the same stadium just three days before and the event was an overall incident-free one - except for a report of suspected domestic violence.


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