Tuesday, 19th October 2021
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6 Oct
YouTube has pulled two channels linked to R. Kelly after he was found guilty on all counts in a federal sex-trafficking trial last week. The disgraced singer was convicted by a federal jury in September in his sex trafficking trial, where prosecutors accused the singer of exploiting his stardom over a quarter-century to lure women…
3 Sep
YouTube's music streaming service reported Thursday it now has more than 50 million subscribers, saying it is growing quickly as it tries to close the gap with market-leader Spotify. YouTube Music trails rival Spotify, Amazon, and Apple but has been gaining ground, according to market tracker Midia Research. YouTube is a subsidiary of Google. Midia…
29 Aug
Creators of YouTube Shorts can now earn up to $10,000 based on viewership and engagement of their Shorts content as YouTube unveils a new $100 million YouTube Shorts Fund to be distributed over 2021-2022. The Shorts Fund is the first step in building a monetisation model for Shorts on YouTube and is a chance for…
11 Aug
Google on Tuesday unveiled a series of online safety measures for children including a private setting for videos uploaded by teens and safeguard for ads shown to users under 18. The new features, which come amid heightened concerns about online child exploitation and safety at a time of growing internet usage during the global pandemic,…
27 Jul
Nigerian artiste, Bella Shmurda has emerged the only African artiste on the list of YouTube’s global Foundry class of 2021. Shmurda joined the list of 27 artistes representing 14 countries and a broad spectrum of musical heritage this year. The global artistes development is to support independent musicians, helping them build sustainable careers on their…
15 Jul
From July 14, users in Nigeria and other parts of the world will be able to enjoy YouTube’s new short-form as YouTube announced the entrance of the beta version of YouTube Shorts in Nigeria.
12 Jun
“When the YouTube iOS app was first released, about 10 per cent of users were somehow uploading their videos upside-down. Engineers were puzzled until they took a closer look
7 Jun
Floyd Mayweather predictably dominated YouTube star, Logan Paul, on Sunday night in an eight-round exhibition fight in Miami before admitting it could have been his final performance.
28 May
Delhi Police Thursday arrested 27-year-old Gaurav Sharma, a YouTube content creator, for animal cruelty after a video showed his dog floating in the air with helium balloons strapped to his back. In the video posted on 22 May, which has been deleted since Sharma was first in a park with his mother and his dog…
12 May
Sho Majozi, Fireboy DML and Sauti Sol are some of the stars that will serenade music lovers with live performances as YouTube Music released a schedule of performances and music-industry related events in celebration of Africa month.
8 May
MTV Base, YouTube, and Idris Elba have announced the return of the Africa Day Concert 2021, which will be hosted by Golden Globe and SAG winner, Idris Elba on May 25.
7 May
As part of efforts to boost reading culture among youths, YouTube has unveiled “Africa Reading Challenge,” an online reading marathon featuring authors, influencers and key opinion leaders across the region.


2 hours ago
Three persons have been reportedly trapped while one has been confirmed dead in a fresh building collapse on Monday night in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Two other persons were rescued from the collapsed two-storey building by residents of the area. Confirming the incident on Tuesday,, the South West Coordinator of the National Emergency Management…
3 hours ago
Comedian and magician Phil Butler has died at the age of 51. His cause of death remains unknown as it has not yet been announced. Phil’s agents Chris Davis Management issued a statement following his sad passing. Sharing a statement on Twitter, they confirmed: It is with huge sadness we have to announce the passing…
3 hours ago
Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson has opened up on her weight loss noting that she understands why people are obsessed.  The actress says her 60-lb. weight loss is not only about size but "about loving yourself and loving the journey that you're on." She noted that she is getting more attention now that she has…
3 hours ago
Forty-eight emerging leaders from around the world, including Nigeria, Togo and Sierra Leone, join the inaugural 24 fellows to build a network of 72 active fellows working to tackle global drivers of inequality. LAGOS, Nigeria, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- New York – October 19, 2021 – The Ford Foundation has today announced its 2021 Ford…
3 hours ago
Attackers rely on small-sized patterns to avoid detection, as predicted by Nexusguard researchers SINGAPORE, October 19, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Small bit-and-piece DDoS attacks (distributed denial of service) boomed by 233% in the first half of 2021, revealed Nexusguard researchers in the Threat Report FHY 2021. As the pandemic carried on into 2021, hackers experimented with new attack…