Smart Monkey TV http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/ Reviews en-us Smart Monkey TV Copyright 2012, Smart Monkey TV August 22 2017 {gmt_date format="%Y-%m-%dT%H:%i:%s%Q"} TV Willie Currie: His comic novel Blue Eland Foxtrot on apartheid & eerie present day parallels http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/willie_currie_his_comic_novel_blue_eland_foxtrot_on_apartheid_eerie_present

Author Willie Currie talks about: his novel Blue Eland Foxtrot; the story in the novel and its autobiographical aspects; the impact of the UDF; whether Afrikaans nationalism was a cousin of Nazism; and the eerie parallels between apartheid and the present day Government.

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:30:00 PDT Editor
Alpesh Patel on Africa’s original start-up Mi-Fone, the hip-hop telecoms brand and why it failed {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/alpesh_patel_on_africas_original_start_up_mi_fone_the_hip_hop_telecoms_bran

Mi-Founder Alpesh Patel talks about: the founding of Mi-Fone and what it set out to do; its early success and later, its failure; the reasons for its failure; his book about his experiences, Tested; and what he’s currently doing to help start-ups.

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:25:00 PDT Editor
Kunle Afolayan on the 3 films he made in the last 12 months: Omugwo. Roti and Tribunal http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_media/kunle_afolayan_on_the_3_films_he_made_in_the_last_12_months_omugwo._roti_an

Nollywood actor and director Kunle Afolayan talks about: how he came to make 3 films in 12 months; how easy it was to do it; the genres and stories in the three different films; and the next film that he’s working on.

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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 07:24:00 PDT Editor
Michelle Andrade on how Lagos’ Workstation helps entrepreneurs turn ideas into reality {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/michelle_andrade_on_how_lagos_workstation_helps_entrepreneurs_turn_ideas_in

Michelle Andrade, Head of Business Development, Workstation talks about: the type of co-working spaces it offers; the additional support services for members; its programme to help start-ups and its expansion plans.

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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 07:14:00 PDT Editor
Christopher Baker-Brian, BBOX on how start-up BBOXX is providing off-grid solutions to Africa http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/development_2_0/christopher_baker_brian_bbox_on_how_start_up_bboxx_is_providing_off_grid_so

Christopher Baker-Brian, CTO, BBOXX talks about: the idea for the company; how its off-grid service is supplied; the number of people using the service; controlling its off-grid boxes using mobile connections and its future expansion plans.

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Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:49:00 PDT Editor
Izu Ojukwu on his current film 76 and his forthcoming film about warrior Queen Amina of Zazzau http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_media/izu_ojukwu_on_his_current_film_76_and_his_forthcoming_film_about_warrior_qu

Nigerian film-maker Izu Ojukwu talks about: the story in 76; Nigeria’s “decision-making” decade; the importance of understanding history; and his latest film that is in post production about Queen Amina of Zazzau.

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Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:44:00 PDT Editor
Sara Gamay, Cairo Angels on its investments and the start-up sector in Egypt http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_business/sara_gamay_cairo_angels_on_its_investments_and_the_start_up_sector_in_egypt

Sara Gamay, Cairo Angels talks about: the founding of Cairo Angels and why it happened; some examples of the start-ups they have invested in; the scale of investment; how they assess start-ups; one of the key incubators in Cairo; the exits that have happened; and future opportunities.

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Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:39:00 PDT Editor
Chika Uwazie on Nigerian HR and payroll start-up TalentBase that is raising US$2 million to expand {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/chika_uwazie_on_nigerian_hr_and_payroll_start_up_talentbase_that_is_raising

Co-founder and CEO Chika Uwazie, TalentBase talks about: how the idea for the company came about; why it’s timing was good; how it pays people without bank accounts; how it will get beyond orgaic growth; and its latest fundraising round.

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Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:33:00 PDT Editor
Missy Mwendwa and Roselyn Awili on how edtech start-up Eneza reaches 1.8 million students http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/development_2_0/missy_mwendwa_and_roselyn_awili_on_how_edtech_start_up_eneza_reaches_1.8_mi

Missy Mwendwa, Chief Business Development Officer and Roselyn Awili, Content Manager, Eneza talk about: how the platform works; the number of students active monthly on the platform; how it gets its revenues; the countries it operates in and the ones it is expanding to; how its content is created; teacher feedback for students; and the kinds of phones the service can be used on.

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:18:00 PDT Editor
Walt Banger on his Nollywood Noir film Catch.er and his next film Area Dogs http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_media/walt_banger_on_his_nollywood_noir_film_catch.er_and_his_next_film_area_dogs

Film director Walt Banger talks about: the story in Catch.er; how it presents a different view of the Lagos police; when it will be released in Nigeria; why the film is very different; and the origins of Nollywood Noir.

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:13:00 PDT Editor
Joshua Mwaniki and Mbithe Nzomo on how Andela will create 100,000 African developers {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/joshua_mwaniki_and_mbithe_nzomo_on_how_andela_will_create_100000_african_de

Joshua Mwaniki, Country Director, Andela and Mbithe Nzomo, Software Developer, Andela talk about: its ambitious target to close the developer talent gap in Africa; how it recruits and trains software developers; its Fellowships and the real-life projects they work on; its online distributed learning communities; its work with Google; and what it means to be a Fellow.

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:09:00 PDT Editor
Arnaud Blanchet, Last Mile for BoP on an app to help informal shops get cheaper goods http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/development_2_0/arnaud_blanchet_last_mile_for_bop_on_an_app_to_help_informal_shops_get_chea

Arnaud Blanchet, Founder, Last Mile for BoP talks about: the problem of the poverty premium and how it affects those living in the townships in South Africa; how the app helps Spaza (informal) shop owners; what savings they are able to make; the social products it wants to sell to these outlets; the changing ownership of Spaza shops; and investors in Last Mile for BoP.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:25:00 PDT Editor
Moses Babatope, Executive Producer, The Wedding Party on The Wedding Party Pt 2 Destination Dubai http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_media/moses_babatope_executive_producer_the_wedding_party_on_the_wedding_party_pt

Moses Babatope, Group Executive Director, Filmhouse Cinemas and Film One Distribution and Production and Executive Producer, The Wedding Party talks about: why The Wedding Party was the highest grossing film at the box office in Nigeria; the release on 15 December 2017 of The Wedding Party Pt 2: Destination Dubai; the success of The Wedding Party on Netflix; and the slate of five other films it has in production.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:20:00 PDT Editor
Veronica Ogeto-Tchoketch on how Safaricom is investing in the Kenyan start-up ecosystem http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_business/veronica_ogeto_tchoketch_on_how_safaricom_is_investing_in_the_kenyan_start

Veronica Ogeto-Tchoketch, Head of Innovation, Safaricom talks about: how Safaricom views innovation, internally and externally; the investments made by its Spark Fund; its opening of an innovation space in August/September 2017; and the attitude of the telco to things like revenue share.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:08:00 PDT Editor
Katlego on her collection of poems that question what’s normal in terms of gender http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/emerging_cultures/katlego_on_her_collection_of_poems_that_question_whats_normal_in_terms_of_g

Katlego K Kolanyane-Kesupile talks about: his collection of poems On About the Same Old Things and the different topics they cover; why he never identified as either a girl or a boy; how he regards being normal; and his ambition to change the world.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:03:00 PDT Editor
Serge Noukoue on why Nollywood Week is in Paris and his future plans for the festival {http://www.smartmonkeytv.com/channel/top_story/serge_noukoue_on_why_nollywood_week_is_in_paris_and_his_future_plans_for_th

Serge-Armand Kouami Noukoue, Founder and Executive Director, Nollywood Week, Paris talks about: why he decided to launch Nollywood Week in Paris; the changes since the festival started in 2013; highlights of this year’s festival; the competition with Netflix for premiers; and his future plans for Nollywood Week.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 15:59:00 PDT Editor
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