Tag: entertainment industry

COVID-19: Impact on Nigeria’s entertainment industry & night-time economy

The second phase of Nigeria's COVID-19 induced lock-down is slowly grinding the economy to a halt. But what has been the impact on the entertainment industry and the Night-time economy?

How Africa’s entertainment industry is reacting to the COVID-19 crisis

The creative industry; music, movies, art have been heavily hit by the COVID-19 but amidst all this comes an opportunity and possibly a need to retool, CNBC Africa spoke to the Partnership Officer at Africa Digital Media Foundation, Mikui Mbindyo for more.

Understanding regulation of intellectual property in Nigeria’s entertainment industry

Speaking on the state of intellectual property in Nigeria's entertainment industry, Chairman of the Copyright Society of Nigeria, Tony Okoroji, says the process of internalising these laws is a work in progress that should be continually encouraged. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Debbie Movoria on the sidelines of the 7th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

Musical events: How lucrative are they?

Rwanda is certainly seeing investments in the entertainment industry, such as the highly anticipated Burna Boy concert, that is trending on social media. For more to explore on how lucrative this business can be CNBC Africa is joined by Matthew Rugamba, Director of the event company, Entertainment Factory.

Nigerian artists speak on how to grow the entertainment industry

Nigeria needs to treat its movie industry like same way it treats its oil. This is according to Desmond Elliot, a Nigerian actor and member of the Lagos State House of Assembly. CNBC Africa’s Deborah Movoria caught up with him alongside musician, Dare Art Alade in Lagos. They discussed strategies for building Nigeria’s entertainment industry.

Weighing the cost of Nigeria’s informal entertainment industry

Weighing the cost of Nigeria's informal entertainment industry

Johannesburg Philharmonic orchestra re-launch

Johannesburg Philharmonic orchestra re-launch

The future of Southern Africa’s entertainment industry

The future entertainment industry in Southern Africa