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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?
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.
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.
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.
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
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