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Billionaire Strive Masiyiwa is the owner of Kwesé TV

Billionaire Strive Masiyiwa's Kwesé TV has signed deal to broadcast ESPN sports content in 19 African countries

Kwesé TV, a sports website owned by Econet Media, has partnered with American cable TV channel ESPN in a deal which will see Kwesé exclusively air hours of licensed content from ESPN including its iconic SportsCenter show across 19 countries in Africa.

IrokoX

iROKO launches IrokoX online portal to showcase Africa's creative talent

Africa’s artists have a new online stage to showcase their talent. Nigeria based digital entertainment startup Iroko has launched IrokoX, a multi-platform Pan-African network for filmmakers, musicians, and other creative aspirants to produce, distribute, and monetize short-form content.

A scene from the movie “Fifty” created by Mo Abudu's EbonyLife TV

Nigerian Media Mogul Mo Abudu Making Most of EbonyLife TV Success

On a recent trip to Spain, Nigerian media mogul Mo Abudu seemed to be losing sight of what was meant to be a short retreat.

IMAX to launch in Nigeria. Partners with FilmHouse Cinemas

IMAX to launch in Nigeria. Partners with FilmHouse Cinemas

IMAX Corp. recently struck a deal with Nigeria’s leading theater chain – Filmhouse Cinemas. Per the agreement, Filmhouse Cinemas will launch IMAX theaters in a new construction site in Lagos.

Traditional Nigerian dances have been joined by new music and attitudes

I've seen Nigeria's old power at work. I know change is coming: Ken Saro-Wiwa, Jr., Partner, Dragon Africa

When President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as Nigeria’s 15th head of state last month, it was, as the saying goes, the beginning of an end and the end of a beginning.

Chioma Omeruah

Chasing your dreams: Chioma Omeruah at TEDxEuston (Video)

Some laughs and inspiration as we enter 2015, courtesy of Chioma Omeruah at the recent TEDxEuston 2014 event in London.