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Phiona Okumu, Afripop on SoulProviders and sticky content at Social Media Week Johannesburg I enjoyed the young musicians who are taking it upon themselves to create digital platforms to distribute music.
Nicole Amarteifio on what’s culturally inappropriate or not in You Tube series An African City I wanted a completely different image of Africa...An epiphany came to me that an African version of Sex and the City would be the answer to that problem
Rukky Ladoja, Grey on running a fashion start-up in Nigeria and selling through Jumia Infrastructure is the biggest challenge for any entrepreneur. Electricity and finding decent, skilled labour that will understand what you're trying to do
Web TV channel Battabox’s Yemisi Ilo on how many boyfriends Nigerian women can have We got answers that led us to Nigerian girls could have three or four boyfriends, It caused a huge sensation on the Internet and loads of comments.
Oluwadar Johnson Treseder on GE’s Garage in Lagos that’s looking for power generation solutions It's incredibly important to empower these small businesses that are coming up with really strong solutions that can solve local problems in local communities
Abukar Abba Tahir on Gotel’s plans to launch the Al Jazeera of Africa from Abuja Gotel Africa is TV that has been carefully and cautiously crafted to come out of Abuja as the Al Jazeera of Africa.
Kene Mkparu, Filmhouse on having 25 cinemas in Nigeria by 2019 Box office revenues: Nigerian films are growing year on year in cinemas but individual films are not making the same kind of revenues as in the past.
Nicky Falkof on commuting to work by bike in Johannesburg "At the moment we have a small network of cycle ways that is being developed."
Raul Martinez, Millicom on digital content in Africa and how it’s backing start-ups In the next 3-5 years Africa will be a market that is much more sophisticated with much, much more digital services.
Pascal Schmitz, iBiskop on overcoming the three barriers to downloading: bandwidth, price & piracy
“iBiskop is a download-to-own content shop...It will roll out in 26 African countries.”
Dirk de Vos on the lessons of the South African Govt’s renewables scheme for the rest of Africa
“The amount of capital you need for renewables is far less than you need for conventional energy.”
Film & Media
Segilola Ogidan and Edith Nwekenta on Mum, Dad, Meet Sam, a Nigerian Romantic-Comedy
“That's always difficult for any parent, losing control of your children once they group up.”
Historian Ed Keazor on whether the 1951 elections in Western Nigeria introduced tribalism
“There are accounts that range from the apocryphal to the sublime, from the absolutely credible to the completely nonsensical”
Christina Crawley on OpenGov Hub which has 22 projects working in Africa
“A lot of the groups here have a focus on technology, building software tools to promote transparency”
Phiona Okumu, Afripop on SoulProviders and sticky content at Social Media Week Johannesburg
“I enjoyed the young musicians who are taking it upon themselves to create digital platforms to distribute music.”
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