Tshwane Mayor denies Beyoncé rumours

2013-10-02 11:52
Pretoria - Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa has denied rumours that the city plans to spend R35m to bring US pop superstar Beyoncé Knowles to the country to kick off festivities at the Dinokeng festival, EWN reported on Wednesday.

This comes just a day after Beeld reported that the Tshwane metro wants to bring the pop star Beyoncé to South Africa for next year's celebration of 20 years of democracy.

A report on the proposed Dinokeng festival, planned for September 2014 in Cullinan, was submitted to the Tshwane council for approval last week.

"Beyoncé has a huge number of supporters and will attract a big audience," the report said.

According to Ramokgopa R25 million has been set aside for the festival. He also added that suggestions that Beyoncé will headline the festival are ridiculous.
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