New telcos in Addis FEBRUARY 21, 2021 This newsletter is a weekly in-depth analysis of tech and innovation in Africa that will serve as a post-pandemic guide. Subscribe here to get it directly in your inbox every Sunday at 3 pm WAT Hello, What’s with the weather everywhere? There’s the harsh, unsolicited return of harmattan […]
After spearheading Uber’s arrival and growth in West Africa, Ebi Atawodi is heading to Netflix. She announced the move on LinkedIn, describing her six years at Uber as “a ride of a lifetime.” During her time at Uber as general manager, she was responsible for leading their expansion in Lagos and other West African cities. […]
For a documentary proposing big-picture diagnoses of social media’s effect on the world, The Social Dilemma barely takes the 1.2 billion people in Africa into consideration. The 93-minute Netflix Original documentary dramatizes the backend of social media platforms as a dystopian neuroscience lab. Among other things, it shows how digital juices are used to incite […]
You are reading Factsheet, our series of specific guides on experiencing and using technology platforms in Africa. Whether you are looking for knowledge on getting your African film on Netflix, raising a seed round or finishing an online design course, we are covering all that. — At a spacious car park within Abuja’s Transcorp Hilton […]
Multichoice is officially launching a localized version of its video on-demand service, Showmax for the Nigerian market.
French media company Canal+ Group has completed the acquisition of ROK Studios, a Nollywood studio company that has produced over 550 movies and TV series as it attempts to gain a stronger foothold in French-speaking African countries.