SABC News scraps Afrikaans TV news bulletin as well as additional TV news bulletins in other African languages

Liam Payne has revealed that he thinks Zayn Malik leaving One Direction after 5 years is strange

Alicia Keys honours Oprah at Black Ball

2012-12-07 11:39
 
New York - Alicia Keys raised more than $1m for her charity and honoured Oprah Winfrey for her humanitarian efforts on Thursday.

Keys' Keep a Child Alive celebrated its annual Black Ball - dubbed Black Ball Redux - at the Apollo Theatre.

The R&B singer performed alongside Bonnie Raitt, Jennifer Hudson, Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes and Angelique Kidjo, who was also honored.

Keys raised about $1.3m from pledges and auctions. $1m came from billionaire Stewart Rahr.

Keep a Child Alive assists those affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa and India.

Winfrey launched the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa in 2007. She says she was honoured to receive an award from Keys, and that it confirms she's "moving in the right direction."

- AP

Read more on:    oprah winfrey  |  alicia keys  |  celebrities  |  awards

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Angelina Jolie has revealed to the New York Times that she recently underwent a procedure to remove her fallopian tubes and ovaries. Read More »

Nelson Mandela presidential memoir, sequel to Long Walk to Freedom, to be published in 2016 Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.