Covid-19 disruptions to global supply chains have raised the alarm around food insecurity in Africa, with millions of people at risk of plunging further into poverty. To help the continent feed itself throughout the crisis streaming platform YouTube has partnered with the World Food Programme and UNICEF to raise funding. That’s as Africa works on a sustainable plan for food production, which includes reducing its reliance on food imports. Alex Okosi, Managing Director for Emerging Markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa at YouTube joins CNBC Africa for more.
YouTube grabs the attention of many millennials and younger kids with instant and interactive videos of almost anything you could think of. However, YouTube has also become a form of income to many ambitious and creative individuals and if used correctly a way to boost business growth. We take a look at the world of Multi-Channel Networks which acts as a service provider for YouTube channels creating content programming, video editing and even sales. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Danilo Acquisto, CEO of Special Effects Media.