Beyonce Knowles will be helping Nelson Mandela celebrate his 85th birthday tomorrow (18JUL03) by hosting a tribute to the former South African leader.

Mandela will answer questions from teenagers around the world in a live one-hour debate in Johannesburg, which will be beamed around the world via MTV networks.

Beyonce will launch the show, MEETING MANDELA, by revealing her thoughts about Mandela.

Bono and Stevie Wonder will attend a birthday banquet in honour of the legendary freedom fighter in Johannesburg on Saturday (19JUL03).

17/07/2003 21:19