Tag Archives: YouTube

Nigerian animated film ‘Malika: Warrior Queen’’ is now available on YouTube

The Nigerian animated film produced by Anthill Studios and YouNeek Studios, Malika: Warrior Queen is now available on YouTube. The animated film is a historical imaginary epic delivered in an African setting, written and directed by Roye Okupe. The film debuted at the Lagos Comic-Con last month and will be available at the African International [...]

YouTube rolls out music streaming service in MENA

YouTube has introduced its music streaming services in the Middle East and North Africa market. The YouTube music streaming services will firstly be accessible in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Lebanon and Oman. The company is providing two services YouTube Music offers a music streaming application from 5.44 USD (Dh19.99) per month and [...]

Angola Cables scores double win at Global Brands Awards

Multinational IT Solutions company, Angola Cables scored a double triumph as they picked up two category award wins at the prestigious 2019 Global Brands Magazine awards held recently at a gala occasion in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Angola Cables received the accolade of Best Global Wholesale Telecom Network Carrier, whilst company CEO, António Nunes was recognised [...]

Angola Cables scores double win at Global Brands Awards

Multinational IT Solutions company, Angola Cables scored a double triumph as they picked up two category award wins at the prestigious 2019 Global Brands Magazine awards held recently at a gala occasion in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Angola Cables received the accolade of Best Global Wholesale Telecom Network Carrier, whilst company CEO, António Nunes was recognised [...]

Kenya finalizing its plan to tax YouTube and Netflix

The ICT ministry is in the final stages of developing a framework that will be used to tax foreign online streaming media services such as YouTube and Netflix. Many countries especially developed ones have policies that guide these services, and that is where we are heading to as a country,” announced Mr Wangusi. “I believe [...]

Malcolm X to introduce his own YouTube TV channel in SA

The People’s Blesser, Malcolm X, is promoting his fight to support students, orphans and the less-fortunate to YouTube, with the introduction of his own channel. Malcolm X TV will be covering student life, tuition, accommodation, meals, books and allowance needs at public and private tertiary institutions across Mzansi which he has been doing on his Instagram [...]

YouTube channel memberships available in South Africa

Google has introduced its channel memberships for YouTube in South Africa, offering users the opportunity to support creators by signing up to donate 2.85 USD (R39.99) per month to their favorite channels. Channel memberships was launched last year for $4.99 per month after being tested on YouTubes Gaming platform. The Chief Product Officer of YouTube stated, [...]

Safaricom users to access YouTube for free

Safaricom has recently introduced free YouTube on its lower cost all-in-one bundle packages. The telco giant offers 5GB worth of free YouTube as well as free WhatsApp, all for US $10 and US $20 packages. The companys mobile data revenue has increased to 6.4% in March.  Kenya Charles Murito, Google Country Manager said the firm [...]

YouTube offers Ramadan program “Fiqh Al Almandhomah” in MENA

As Muslims around the world have started to fast for the Ramadan, Dr. Abdullatif bin Mohammed Al Afaliq rolled out his introductory program titled Fiqh Al Almandhomah on YouTube to cover the MENA region. The program was intended to be available on one of the Arab satellite channels; however, discussions to air the program in [...]

Discover Dataxis’ latest TV and Telco insights at Nextv CEO Africa from 14th to 16th May

 According to Dataxis latest research, 102 million households in the sub-Saharan region have access to television among the 225 million households constituting the region for the year 2018. Even though, the penetration is progressing, reaching 42% in 2018 compared to 40% in 2017, television has not yet fully penetrated into sub-Saharan African homes. Households receiving [...]