Tag: Netflix

This is how Bill Gates’ brain works

In a upcoming three-part documentary “Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates", Netflix aims to find out what goes on inside the mind of the second richest man in the world.

How these African architects hit the big time

From Lagos to Sindia, from Pointe-Noire to Costa Rica and now on to the set of Netflix’s Selling Sunset. This is the phenomenal success of a South African based leading firm of architects. Mark Bullivant, Director and Professional Architect at SAOTA joins CNBC Africa to discuss how one of their designs found itself on the streaming service.

If you invested $1,000 in Netflix in 2007, here’s how much you’d have now

All eyes are on video-streaming giant Netflix, which faces new competition from Disney’s highly anticipated streaming platform,Disney+, as it reported its first-quarter earnings Tuesday.

MultiChoice, Netflix issue: ICASA speaks out

ICASA has been anxious that MultiChoice group is using its dominant position in the market to limit competition in the streaming market. MultiChoice has submitted that streaming services such as Netflix pose a significant threat to its operations in South Africa and are therefore calling on ICASA to regulate international streaming services. For more CNBC Africa is joined by Botlenyana Mokhele, a Councillor at ICASA

Is Netflix’s Nollywood dream failing?

Global streaming service Netflix set its eyes a few years ago on Nigeria’s film industry, better known as Nollywood. Distribution of Nigerian movies on Netflix started around 2015, has it been a success?

How Netflix is funding its growth

Netflix recently issued $2 billion worth of new bonds to add to their existing $8.3 billion worth of debt. These new bonds have a term of 10.5 years. The strategy of the company has been to spend huge amounts on original content. Rashaad Tayob, Portfolio Manager at ABAX Investments joins CNBC Africa to give insight into this trend.

Raised in a cramped flat, this Zimbabwean actor is now making waves on Netflix

This actor proudly represents a country many wish they never came from.

An SA company with an Amazon connection

An SA company with an Amazon connection