Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, said he wants to see more people become involved in efforts to help solve some of the world’s biggest problems. The minister was in New York as part of the delegation attending the United Nations General Assembly.

He attended in his capacity as ambassador of the Global Citizen Project which aims to end extreme poverty by 2030. Minister Radebe, who was announced as a Global Citizen ambassador earlier this year, said the organisation’s movement of over eight million activists around the world is noble.

The minister also attended the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, where Stevie Wonder and others performed. Jeff Radebe was an eThekwini Living Legend in 2014