Smart Monkey TV http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/ Reviews en-us Smart Monkey TV Copyright 2012, Smart Monkey TV May 24 2017 {gmt_date format="%Y-%m-%dT%H:%i:%s%Q"} TV Uchay Ariolu on his online food start-up Foodstantly for both meals and bulk purchases http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_business/uchay_ariolu_on_his_online_food_start_up_foodstantly_for_both_meals_and_bul

Uchay Ariolu, founder and CEO, Foodstantly talks about: how its online marketplace for food in Nigeria works; the numbers of buyers and sellers on the platform; the kind of food sold and the ready-made meals that are popular; its expansion plans; the business model; and how the business was financed.

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:56:00 PDT Editor
Kenya: Mbithi Masya on Kati Kati, a film about an amnesiac women who wakes up dead http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_media/kenya_mbithi_masya_on_kati_kati_a_film_about_an_amnesiac_women_who_wakes_up

Film-maker and Just a Band member Mbithi Masya talks about: his film Kati Kati; where the film was shot; where the film can be seen; his next project and what other members of Just a Band are doing.

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:44:00 PDT Editor
Artist manager Sarah Jane Nicholson on Mi Casa, , digital platforms and working with brands http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_business/artist_manager_sarah_jane_nicholson_on_mi_casa_digital_platforms_and_workin

Sarah Jane Nicholson, SJN talks about: what SJN does; what the artist manager helps artists do; her work with Micasa and their creative collaborations with Sauti Sol and Eddie Kenzo; the ringback tones sales for Micasa’s last single; digital platforms and the success of Early Hours’ single on Sound Cloud; and which artist not on her label that she finds exciting.

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:39:00 PDT Editor
Thomas Imboywa, NAICCON on Kenya’s comic culture and its Nairobi Comic Convention http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/thomas_imboywa_naiccon_on_kenyas_comic_culture_and_its_nairobi_comic_conven

Thomas Imboywa, Naiccon talks about: what Nairobi Comic Convention is and how many visitors it attracts; the kind of comics being produced locally; and an app to help comic makers distribute their work.

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:34:00 PDT Editor
Start-up founder Nicole Kayode, Medixus on a peer to peer advice app for African doctors {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/start_up_founder_nicole_kayode_medixus_on_a_peer_to_peer_advice_app_for_afr

Start-up founder Nicole Kayode, Medixus talks about: how the Medixus platform will work; how doctors will benefit from using the platform; the business model; Kayode’s attitude to start-up investment; and its launch plans.

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:29:00 PDT Editor
Judy Kibinge, Docubox on three documentaries it funded that are just nearing completion http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_media/judy_kibinge_docubox_on_three_documentaries_it_funded_that_are_just_nearing

Judy Kibinge, Docubox talks about: being the region’s first documentary film fund; opening a mini-hub for film-makers; and three interesting documentaries Docubox funded.

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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:07:00 PDT Editor
Gillian Ezra and Phil Moore, Deezer on how music streaming needs to change in Africa http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/gillian_ezra_and_phil_moore_deezer_on_how_music_streaming_needs_to_change_i

Gillian Ezra and Phil Moore, Deezer talk about: the extent of Deezer’s roll-out in Africa; how it makes sure it carries local music and the percentage of it; who its users are; and two ways in which the models for music streaming in Africa need to change.

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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:04:00 PDT Editor
Tosh Juma, Nairobi Design Institute on the setting up of a human-centred design course for companies {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/tosh_juma_nairobi_design_institute_on_the_setting_up_of_a_human_centred_des

Tosh Juma, Nairobi Design Institute talks about: what Nairobi Design Institute wants to do; how it is prototyping its first course course; the project-based way it will teach; its fundraising; and its longer-term ambitions.

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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:57:00 PDT Editor
James Kabiru, Olive Tree Media on how SMS is a key medium for health and agricultural services http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/development_2_0/james_kabiru_olive_tree_media_on_how_sms_is_a_key_medium_for_health_and_agr

James Kabiru, Olive Tree Media talks about: the health and agricultural services it has carried out using SMS and the number of users; and the continuing role of SMS and why it works so well.

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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:48:00 PDT Editor
Ghana: Emmanuel Noah on start-up BenBen’s roll-out of its Blockchain land registry {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/ghana_emmanuel_noah_on_start_up_benbens_roll_out_of_its_blockchain_land_reg

Co-founder Emmanuel Noah, BenBen talks about: how BenBen came to be launched; how it works; the initial pilot; investment in the company; and its roll-out plans.

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Sun, 12 Mar 2017 18:03:00 PDT Editor
Start-up founder Jessica Colaco, Brave Ventures on Big Data in Africa and need for data scientists http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_business/start_up_founder_jessica_colaco_brave_ventures_on_big_data_in_africa_and_ne

Jessica Colaco, Co-Founder, Brave Venture Labs talks about: the state of Big Data in Africa; the number of data scientist-related jobs advertised in Africa; how Brave Venture Academy will address the shortage of data scientists in Africa; its expansion plans; and its capital fundraising.

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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:36:00 PDT Editor
Warrick Percy, Capasso on the switch to digital music and being the African mechanical rights hub http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/warrick_percy_capasso_on_the_switch_to_digital_music_and_being_the_african

Warrick Percy, Capasso talks about: what Capasso does and how African songwriters and composers benefit; the increases in its collection revenues over the last 3 years; the split between analogue and digital revenues; why Capasso calls itself the African Mechanical Rights Hub; and its spiky relationship with the mobile operators.

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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:31:00 PDT Editor
Domestly Co-Founders Berno Potgieter and Thatoyaone Marumo on being the Uber for cleaners in SA {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/domestly_co_founders_berno_potgieter_and_thatoyaone_marumo_on_being_the_ube

Domestly Co-Founders Berno Potgieter and Thatoyaone Marumo talk about: how the idea for Domestly came about; what it does and how it works; the number of people using it; and the company’s investors.

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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:29:00 PDT Editor
Julius Nyingmeh on how Vivabox wants data partnerships with African mobile co’s to deliver VoD http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_media/julius_nyingmeh_on_how_vivabox_wants_data_partnerships_with_african_mobile

Julius Nyingmeh, Vivabox talks about: the technology underlying Vivabox; its transition to delivering content in Africa and the countries it’s going into; the monthly price of a subscription; its desire to form data partnerships; and future expansion plans.

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:40:00 PDT Editor
Ingrid Kopp, Electric South on funding five African Virtual Reality projects http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/ingrid_kopp_electric_south_on_funding_five_african_virtual_reality_projects

Ingrid Kopp, Electric South talks about: how Electric South was set up; three examples of projects it’s funding, including one by Jim Chuchu; the funding behind Electric South; the state of VR in Africa and global comparisons; and running workshops and training.

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:36:00 PDT Editor
Start-up founder Mary Mwangi on creating an automated system for collecting cash from Kenyas matatus {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/mary_mwangi_on_creating_an_automated_system_for_collecting_cash_from_kenyas

Mary Mwangi, CEO, Data Integrated talks about: the Kenyan Government’s cashless initiative for Saccos running matatus (buses); the problems with the approach; how she became involved; the system she has developed for collecting cash; the impact on cash collection; and whether there will ever be cashless systems on the buses.

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:28:00 PDT Editor
Sara Hilliard Garrett on Vula Mobile’s app that connects rural nurses to medical specialists http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/development_2_0/sara_hilliard_garrett_on_vula_mobiles_app_that_connects_rural_nurses_to_med

Sara Hilliard Garrett, Strategy and Legal, Vula Mobile talks about: what Vula Mobile’s app does; how the founder came to start the company; how rural health workers can use the app to communicate more effectively with medical specialists;where the app is being used in South Africa; the current use stats; its expansion plans outside South Africa; and its business model.

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Sat, 07 Jan 2017 11:47:00 PDT Editor
Mary Njoku, Rok Studios on its five new planned TV series telling traditional African stories http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_media/mary_njoku_rok_studios_on_its_five_new_planned_tv_series_telling_traditiona

Mary Njoku, Rok Studios talks about: iRoko TV’s new channel on Sky in the UK; the TV series it has planned; the five Nigerian languages they will be shot in; the producers they will be working with; the challenges of shooting in Nigeria; and the passion that drives her on.

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Sat, 07 Jan 2017 11:40:00 PDT Editor
Yannick Lefang, Kasi Insights on Africa’s elusive middle class and what apps people use and why http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_business/yannick_lefang_kasi_insights_on_africas_elusive_middle_class_and_what_apps

Yannick Lefang, Kasi Insights talks about: how big Africa’s middle class is and the best way to measure it; what creates a willingness to pay by African consumers; his study on mobile apps and what it shows; and the urban sample of his market research surveys.

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Sat, 07 Jan 2017 11:34:00 PDT Editor
Stanley Gazemba on a dark collection of short stories, Nairobi Echoes and Kenyans’ view of eBooks http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/stanley_gazemba_on_a_dark_collection_of_short_stories_nairobi_echoes_and_ke

Author Stanley Gazemba talks about: his latest collection of short stories Nairobi Echoes published by Bahati Books; his first novel that will be published in the USA; his and Kenyans’ view of eBooks; and the limitations of the Kenyan publishing market.

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Sat, 07 Jan 2017 11:28:00 PDT Editor
Afua Osei on how She Leads Africa helps young women realise their start-up or career potential {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/afua_osei_on_how_she_leads_africa_helps_young_women_realise_their_start_up

Afua Osei, Co-Founder, She Leads Africa talks about: what She Leads Africa does; how the Incubator it runs works and where it’s being run in 2017; and examples of how they have helped African women succeed.

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Sat, 07 Jan 2017 11:23:00 PDT Editor
Olivier Laouchez on how Trace TV’s digital offer will make 50% of its revenues in 3 years time {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/olivier_laouchez_on_how_trace_tvs_digital_offer_will_make_50_of_its_revenue

Olivier Laouchez, CEO, Trace TV talks about: its mobile offering in South Africa and its number of subscribers; the forthcoming launch of Trace Play and what content will be on it; its digital opportunities in Nigeria; how it is creating a multi-platform strategy; its new radio stations; and the obstacle of the mobile operators and how it will be overcome.

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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:07:00 PDT Editor
Jessica Hope on why African start-ups need media coverage and how to get it http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_business/jessica_hope_on_why_african_start_ups_need_media_coverage_and_how_to_get_it

Jessica Hope, Wimbart talks about: the reasons start-ups need to get media publicity, including for investment purposes; what about an African start-up might be a story in media terms; what journalists don’t always find interesting; why you might need to be in the international press; mistakes that people make; the So What? factor; and the link between coverage and the substance of the business.

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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:57:00 PDT Editor
Satirist Elnathan John on his blogging audiences, freedom to speak in Nigeria and his first novel http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/satirist_elnathan_john_on_his_blogging_audiences_freedom_to_speak_in_nigeri

Writer, satirist, novelist and lawyer Elnathan John talks about: the relationship between writing his blog and print writing; the audiences for his blog; why satire tends to attract smaller audiences; how people read online; the impact of monetization on the Nigerian blogosphere; the freedom to speak in Nigeria and how it has changed; and his first novel Born on a Tuesday.

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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:45:00 PDT Editor
Nate Anderson on Uber’s successful roll-out in East Africa and UberEats in Johannesburg {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/nate_anderson_on_ubers_successful_roll_out_in_east_africa_and_ubereats_in_j

Nate Anderson, General Manager - East Africa, Uber talks about: the growth it has been experiencing in East Africa; how Kenya was one of its first trial markets for cash; the number of driver partners and riders it had in May 2016; the competition it’s been experiencing; its work ethos and number of staff; and UberEats in Johannesburg and a possible roll-out in Kenya.

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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:39:00 PDT Editor
Kofi Dadzie, Rancard Solutions on how its Social Graph Rendezvous provides engagement marketing http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_business/kofi_dadzie_rancard_solutions_on_how_its_social_graph_rendezvous_provides_e

Kofi Dadzie, Rancard Solutions on how its Social Graph Rendezvous provides engagement marketing

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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:11:00 PDT Editor
Gersy Ifeanyi on how Digitalback Books wants to curate deliciously diverse African e-books http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/gersy_ifeanyi_on_how_digitalback_books_wants_to_curate_deliciously_diverse

Gersy Ifeanyi, Founder, Digitalback Books talks about: what Digitalback Books does and its vision; the frustrations that bought about the idea; its agreements with publishers; the subscription system it operates and what it costs; and overcoming the challenges of e-publishing in Africa. The interview was conducted by Barbara Njau and filmed by Blue Mirror Visions.

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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:05:00 PDT Editor
Bunmi Okunowo on the start-ups selected at Start-Up Friday to get seed and accelerator funding {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/bunmi_okunowo_on_the_start_ups_selected_at_start_up_friday_to_get_seed_and

Bunmi Okunowo, National Co-ordinator, Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship talks about: why and how Start-Up Friday was set up; what the events do, the speakers and the numbers attending; the start-ups selected to get seed and accelerator funding; and the franchised roll-out of Start-up Friday across Nigeria.

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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:02:00 PDT Editor
Chronicles of a Runs Girl blogger Leye Adenle on his first novel, Easy Motion Tourist http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/chronicles_of_a_runs_girl_blogger_leye_adenle_on_his_first_novel_easy_motio

Blogger and author Leye Adenle talks about: the plot in his first novel Easy Motion Tourist; how the idea to write it came to him; the idea of decriminalising or legalising prostitution; his Wazobia Report published Chronicles of a Runs Girl; how many people read it online; and how his online writing (Wazobia Report and Auntie Ngozi) led to the print publication of his first novel with Cassava Republic.

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Sun, 04 Sep 2016 14:18:00 PDT Editor
Juliet Ehimuan, Google Nigeria on why the Internet of Things matters for Africa and how to use it {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/juliet_ehimuan_google_nigeria_on_why_the_internet_of_things_matters_for_afr

Juliet Ehumuan, Country Manager, Google Nigeria talks about: what the Internet of Things is; how big it is likely to grow; examples relevant to Africa now; and how the continent might make use of it in the future. This video was shot at Digital Africa and a longer video version can be found on: https://www.facebook.com/DigitalAfric ..

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Sun, 04 Sep 2016 14:13:00 PDT Editor
Oludotun Babayemi - How Follow The Money uses traditional and online to get Govt to keep promises http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/development_2_0/oludotun_babayemi_how_follow_the_money_uses_traditional_and_online_to_get_g

Oludotun Babayemi, Co-Creator, Follow The Money talks about: why it was set up and how it works; and gives two examples of working with communities in Northern Nigeria that produced results.

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Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:42:00 PDT Editor
Biola Alabi on her new TV series Bukkas and Joints about making and eating African food http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_media/biola_alabi_on_her_new_tv_series_bukkas_and_joints_about_making_and_eating

Biola Alabi talks about: how she came to make the programme; the format of the TV series; where the show will be aired; and life after DStv as an independent.

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Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:39:00 PDT Editor
Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola on how Wecyclers is creating a business model for recycling in Lagos http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_business/bilikiss_adebiyi_abiola_on_how_wecyclers_is_creating_a_business_model_for_r

Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, CEO, Wecyclers alks about: how the idea for business started in an MIT class; how the service works; the incentives people receive to recycle; how it works financially for this social enterprise; and her ambitions for the business.

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Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:33:00 PDT Editor
Catherine Luckhoff, NicheStreem on bringing Afrikaans music and Nigerian gospel online http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/catherine_luckhoff_nichestreem_on_bringing_afrikaans_music_and_nigerian_gos

Catherine Luckhoff, founder and CEO, NicheStreem talks about: what the company does; its first streaming service aimed at Afrikaans music lovers; why a niche streaming service will work; its plans for a Nigerian gospel channel and its other plans for Iran and Brazil; and why it can break even earlier than other streaming services.

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Sun, 07 Aug 2016 18:00:00 PDT Editor
Binta Coudy De, JJiguene on how it helps women street sellers go online to sell food products {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/binta_coudy_de_jjiguene_on_how_it_helps_women_street_sellers_go_online_to_s

Binta Coudy De, Co-Founder, JJiguene talks about: its role as the first womens’ tech incubator in Africa; the programmes it runs for kids and adults; the attitude of parents to girls coming to their programmes; and the inspiration for setting up the incubator.

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Sat, 06 Aug 2016 17:33:00 PDT Editor
Dr Adejobi Adeloye, NovaDOC on an app subscription service that provides doctors on call http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/development_2_0/dr_adejobi_adeloye_novadoc_on_an_app_subscription_service_that_provides_doc

Dr Adejobi Adeloye, NovaDOC talks about: making changes in healthcare in Nigeria; providing a doctors on call platform; and how the service might be used in rural areas.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:02:00 PDT Editor
Kenneth Ashigbey on how Graphic’s newspapers will become a multi-media platform http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_media/kenneth_ashigbey_on_how_graphics_newspapers_will_become_a_multi_media_platf

Kenneth Ashigbey, Managing Director, Graphic Communications talks about: the different titles that make up the Graphic brand; halting a ten year decline in circulation; the Android app for Graphic online; the number of monthly uniques and page views; online ad revenues; how news is changing; and the online newsroom of tomorrow.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:50:00 PDT Editor
Chika Nwobi, L5 Labs on the lessons of seed investing in Nigerian start-ups http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_business/chika_nwobi_l5_labs_on_the_lessons_of_seed_investing_in_nigerian_start_ups

Chika Nwobi, founder, L5 Labs talks about: the size and number of investments he has made in Nigerian start-ups; the levels of profitability of companies in his portfolio; the three lessons from his seed investing and why he’s stopping; and the potential for start-up companies in Nigeria.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:45:00 PDT Editor
Kudakwashe Kamupira and Barbara Njau, Bahati Books on e-publishing in Africa http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/kudakwashe_kamupira_and_barbara_njau_bahati_books_on_e_publishing_in_africa

Kudakwashe Kamupira and Barbara Njau, Bahati Books talk about: what Bahati Books is doing; the session it has organised at Africa Writes in July; the spread of e-publishing in the continent; comparisons with the spread of mobile money; and some of the authors Bahati Books is publishing.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:40:00 PDT Editor
Jennifer Chizua on launching Startpreneurs, Abuja’s first start-up accelerator {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/jennifer_chizua_on_launching_startpreneurs_abujas_first_start_up_accelerato

Jennifer Chizua, Founder, Starpreneurs talks about: her experiences as an entrepreneur in the UK; what sectors Abuja’s first accelerator incubator will focus on; the current portfolio of start-ups; the pipeline for new start-ups; and her partnerships with global accelerators.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:35:00 PDT Editor
Historian Ed Keazor reflects on what happened during the 1966 military coups in Nigeria http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_history/historian_ed_keazor_reflects_on_what_happened_during_the_1966_military_coup

Historian Ed Keazor talks about: the two military coups that took place in 1966; who was involved in each of the coups and who was killed; the element of revenge by Northern army personnel; and the creation of a permanent rift in Nigeria in the army and the Nigerian polity.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 08:27:00 PDT Editor
Obi Emelonye on his next film Code 24 about the American President going missing in Kenya http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_media/obi_emelonye_on_his_next_film_code_24_about_the_american_president_going_mi

Nollywood film-maker Obi Emelonye talks about: why his film project Safari is on hold; his latest film Code 24; the story in Code 24; and its release before Obama leaves office.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 08:22:00 PDT Editor
Mortimer Harvey’s Luisa Mazinter on how digital is changing the African advertising agency http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_business/mortimer_harveys_luisa_mazinter_on_how_digital_is_changing_the_african_adve

Luisa Mazinter, Group Chief Innovation Officer, Mortimer Harvey talks about: what Mortimer Harvey does across Africa; the impact of digital on its own business and the African advertising business more generally; how it uses branded content; and how digital data is more powerful than market research.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 08:17:00 PDT Editor
Bakahika Bruno, Kapital Movies on a South Sudanese film about a rich man’s land grab http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/bakahika_bruno_kapital_movies_on_a_south_sudanese_film_about_a_rich_mans_la

Bakahika Bruno, Operations Manager, Kapital Movies talks about: what Kapital Movies does; its latest short film and story and characters in it; and its ambitions in terms of the company and its growth.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 08:12:00 PDT Editor
Biola Alabi on two Nollywood films - Dry and Wives on Strike - that tackle the issue of child brides {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/biola_alabi_on_two_nollywood_films_dry_and_wives_on_strike_that_tackle_the

Biola Alabi talks about: two films - Dry and Wives on Strike - that tackle the issue of child brides; the different stories and approaches of the two films; and he social media campaign of Wives on Strike.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 08:03:00 PDT Editor
Gallo’s Tsholo Moraba on its label acquisitions and how tech is increasing royalties collection http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/gallos_tsholo_moraba_on_its_label_acquisitions_and_how_tech_is_increasing_r

Tsholo Moraba, General Manager, Gallo Music Publishers talks about: the label and publishing acquisitions Gallo has made; the opening of a rights office in Kenya; selling rights across the continent; his involvement on the board of SAMRO; its implementation of a digital rights management system and the increase in revenues achieved through it.

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:52:00 PDT Editor
Abi Adisa, Amara Suites on raising £1 million using the Emerging Crowd platform {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/abi_adisa_amara_suites_on_raising_1_million_using_the_emerging_crowd_platfo

Amara Suites CEO and founder Abi Adisa talks about: how it offers serviced apartments; its regional and international ambitions; the quality and services in its apartments; the business model; and raising funds using the Emerging Crowd platform.

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:46:00 PDT Editor
Corbyn Munnik on start-up Sliide, an African mobile Flipboard with free data, launched in Nigeria http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_media/corbyn_munnik_on_start_up_sliide_an_african_mobile_flipboard_with_free_data

Corbyn Munnik, CEO and Founder of Sliide talks about: the launch of Sliide in Nigeria; how it delivers content to the mobile home screen; the type of content you can get; how it uses its ad revenues to buy data for its users; how it raised funds in the UK, Nigeria and Silicon Valley for its launch; the attitude of the mobile operators; and the type of local content it offers.

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 16:59:00 PDT Editor
Babacar Birane, Concree on wanting to be Africa’s first virtual incubator & its successful start-ups http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_business/babacar_birane_concree_on_wanting_to_be_africas_first_virtual_incubator_its

Babacar Birane, Co-Founder and CEO, Concree talks about: how the virtual incubator works; how many entrepreneurs there are in the community; examples of successful start-ups it has helped; and its ambition to become Africa’s virtual incubator.

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 16:55:00 PDT Editor
Amil Shivji on his latest documentary film Wahenga about Tanzania’s Zilipendwa music http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/amil_shivji_on_his_latest_documentary_film_wahenga_about_tanzanias_zilipend

This video opens with a clip from the documentary Wahenga and then director Amil Shivji talks about: what Zilipendwa music is; the connection between the music and the socialist policies of the 1970s and 1980s; and the state of the film industry in Tanzania.

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 16:43:00 PDT Editor