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Fans attacked at Mandela concert

Concertgoers shared on social media that people were robbed at knifepoint in Johannesburg while leaving a festival to celebrate Nelson Mandela.

Beyonce and Jay-Z headlined the event in South Africa

Thousands of people attended the Global Citizen Festival to honour the life of Nelson Mandela. Beyonce, Jay-Z and Ed Sheeran were part of the line-up to mark 100 years since the birth of South Africa’s first black president. Gangs of juveniles stabbed and robbed concert goers of cellphones and handbags while they were waiting for taxis, reports news 24. Some saw the sadness in occurrence:

 

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