YouTube hosts first virtual YouTube Black Africa Creators Week
YouTube, this week (Monday 23 to Friday 27 November) is holding its first virtual YouTube Black Africa Creators Week, a week dedicated to engaging, educating and inspiring African creators to grow on the platform. Highlights of the 1-week program include expert-led masterclasses covering topics like assessing channel performance and engaging a community, and understanding YouTube’s…
"Baby Shark" Becomes Most-Watched Video On YouTube
"Baby Shark", the wildly infectious children's song about a family of sharks, has become the most-watched YouTube video on Monday, with more than seven billion plays. The bane of parents and teachers worldwide, the South Korea-produced song has gone from the realm of children's YouTube to a global viral sensation, with a catchy and addictive…
YouTube announces $100m Black Voices Fund for Nigerian artists, creators
American video-sharing platform, YouTube has announced that artists and creators from Nigeria can apply for grants from its Black Voices Fund. The global $100m fund will, over the next three years, offer support to Black artists and creators to aid their growth on YouTube. Interested artists and creators can apply for funding here. According to…
YouTube tests TikTok rival in India
YouTube on Monday began testing a TikTok rival in India, saying it would refine its short video format and roll it out in more countries in coming months.
South African State Theatre premieres Fela And The Kalakuta Queens on YouTube
The South African State Theatre, in association with Bolanle Austen-Peters Productions, will be premiering the legendary Fela and the Kalakuta Queens live on The South African State Theatre YouTube Channel from September 7, 2020, by 7 pm. According to the theatre company, as part of its objective of being a Pan African outfit, it will…
'My mother gave me the idea I'll be a good comedian', - Lord Lamba
Lord Lamba, one of Nigeria's online comedy sensations, has his mother to thank for the path he took to fame. His mother's encouragement, he revealed, made it easy for him to choose comedy as a career.
YouTube doesn't need to tattle on film pirates, says top EU Court
YouTube is not obliged to reveal private information on the identity of people posting illegal content on its platform, an EU court ruled on Thursday.
Taste Africa With These Youtube Chefs
One of the best ways to learn about other cultures is through food. It brings people together and can teach us a lot about the heritage that has passed ingredients and dishes down from generation to generation.
Davido, Sho Majozi, Burna Boy, Others Join Africa Day Benefit Concert At Home Lineup
YouTube and ViacomCBS Networks Africa, with Hollywood star Idris Elba have announced further additions to the Africa Day Benefit Concert At Home lineup.
Learn How To Keep Your Home Tidy With These Five YouTube Channels
One way to fight stress and anxiety while getting in some exercise, experts say, is the act of cleaning. And with personal and home hygiene gaining increased importance in recent times, the following YouTube channels are jam-packed with inspiration for getting your house in order room by room literally.