Beyonce and Ed Sheeran Perform 'Perfect' Together at Global Citizen Festival

Global Citizen Festival: Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Femi Kuti, Jay Z and Beyonce perform

Wearing a flowing dark pink dress made up of wide ruffles and boasting a plunging neckline, the acclaimed songstress joined the British redhead for a moving rendition of his hit ballad at the Global Citizen Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Sunday.

Public safety MMC Michael Sun said most reported attacks pointed to a "gang of thugs attacking and robbing concert goers at or near the Sasol garage about 1.4km away" from the stadium.

Makhura said he was "disturbed by criminality" after the festival at FNB Stadium in Soweto.

Global Citizen, an advocacy group, campaigns for an end to extreme poverty, and other causes.

South African police spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo dismissed allegations of lax safety and security outside the FNB Stadium after the festival, saying that it was successful in combating crime and that those who allegedly fell victim to robberies should open criminal cases. "We do not go by what is posted on social media because the only time something is factual is if we get an affidavit", Naidoo said.

She said the muggers were even pulling knives and guns on the defenceless revellers.

"I heard that several people were mugged while they were waiting for transport or to call a cab", he said.

"We are aware that some riders were charged more than usual for rides taken from the Global Citizen concert last night, and we apologise for this", said Uber.

Police arrested one suspect in the theft of a cell phone, police Brig.

The much-anticipated show to honour Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013 and would have turned 100 this year, lived up to expectations with a stellar line-up including the headline act of American superstars Beyonce and Jay-Z. Some World Cup soccer matches were successfully held there when South Africa hosted the tournament in 2010.

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