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The rise of the social media “Quarantine Party”

Over the weekend the world saw DJs and musicians serenading and playing music for people in their homes via social media and between the #TogetherAtHome initiative by WHO and Global Citizen to well-known American hip hop DJ, DNice hosting a seven hour set on his Instagram live to over 100,000 people worldwide including influential leaders and celebrities alike such as Jennifer Lopez, P. Diddy, the Obamas, Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, and Facebook/Instagram owner himself, Mark Zuckerberg among others. This model that people are calling, "Club Quarantine" seems to be picking up. Managing Director of KGL FWD, Autumn Marie Faraj co-hosted a similar event herself called #RwandaLive, she joins CNBC Africa for more.

Audio Visual Forum: Tapping into potential of Rwanda’s creative & film industry

The Government of Rwanda is seeking to increase the contribution of the creative sector to the economy and job creation. Now to do so, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) organizes forums like Kigali Audio visual so they can share what the country is doing to create a conducive environment for the industry. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo spoke to different players from the creative industry to get their points of views on how a content creator can help grow both their work and the industry as well. Filmmaker, Eric Kabera, Independent Producer and Director, Saul Williams and Managing Director of KGL FWD, Autumn Marie Faraj join CNBC Africa for more.
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