Tag: esports

What’s behind the growth of esports in Africa?

Playing video games might not just be a hobby anymore at least in many parts of the world this has picked up as a multi-billion industry but are we ready for it? CNBC Africa spoke to Davy Kamanzi, Head of Communications and Community Relations, Ace Pro Gaming an esports company for more.

The rise of Esports during the COVID-19 lockdown

CNBC Africa is joined by two professionals Ashton Muller, Co-Founder and Team Manager of Goliath Gaming and Sam Wright, Founder and editor of the Tech Girl blog to talk about Esports - an industry that has been around for many years, with many people forging careers and massive success from the industry.

16-year-old wins $3 million at first ever Fortnite World Cup video game tournament

American teenager Kyle Giersdorf won $3 million on Sunday in New York after taking the top prize in a tournament for the popular online video game Fortnite.