October 13, 2008 13:52

Christian Aguilera to share stage with Colin Powell tomorrow (October 14)

Pair will take to the stage at London Africa Rising show

Christian Aguilera to share stage  with Colin Powell tomorrow (October 14)
Christina Aguilera will headline the Africa Rising gig at London Royal Albert Hall tomorrow (October 14).

The singer is part of a varied line-up for the fashion and music show, which includes an address former US Secretary Of State and retired general Colin Powell, plus Seal and Youssou N'Dour.

Powell will deliver the keynote speech at the show, which is intended to raise awareness of African issues by finding "sustainable solutions" rather than by simply identifying the "problems" facing the continent.

The night, presented by Nigerian newspaper Thisday, will be compared by BBC 1 Extra DJ Trevor Nelson.

The Africa Rising tour officially launched earlier this year with shows in Nigeria (11 and 13 July) and one in Washington DC (August 1).

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