Tag: media industry

How can the media industry bounce back from COVID-19 headwinds?

The media industry globally has come under immense strain as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with both big and small players in the sector announcing staff layoffs and salary cuts. How exactly can this sector bounce back? CNBC Africa spoke to David Omwoyo, CEO of Media Council of Kenya, for more.

The business of making people laugh in Rwanda

What was initially considered as hobby is now becoming a multimillion dollar industry and it is said that Africa’s entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase. Seka Live Rwanda, a platform created to diversify and create a vibrant comedy industry in Rwanda brings together close to ten comedians from the country and internationally for a monthly show. Kenny Blaq, an Award Winning Nigerian comedian joins CNBC Africa us to share how comedy is turning to business.