The removal of the channel by YouTube comes weeks after DStv also removed the TV station of the late prophet.
YouTube on Friday announced new generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) products to usher in an era of creative expression.
YouTube on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to amplify Black voices in Africa with a two-day event in Nairobi, Kenya to celebrate the 2023 #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund grantees and allow them to connect, network and collaborate with other creators.
The Co-founder of the Bring Back Our Girls movement announced the development in a tweet on her Twitter handle.
The event celebrated the enchanting world of Nollywood and marked the significant contributions of African storytelling through cinema, paying tribute to the creators who bring these narratives to life.
The Head, YouTube, East and West Africa, Solafunmi Sosanya-Lawal, explained the rationale for the training.
The announcement reflects the diversity of the platform’s growing creator community and allows its over 2M monetizing creators to make money on YouTube across any creative format.
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YouTube Artist Partnerships Lead, Naomi Zeichner, said in a statement that the class featured artists from different genres.
At the heart of YouTube’s journey are the voices of creators and artists. When we introduced Shorts, we knew that we were bringing an important new format to the YouTube repertoire. For artists, the path to success has never been more demanding, so we’re designing products like Shorts to make YouTube THE place for them to connect with their fans and grow long-term, sustainable music careers.
Sponsored by candy brand TomTom, Hayzee earned himself a cool cash prize of N1 million from the competition.
Since its inception in 2020, the program has welcomed over 300 grantees from Australia, Brazil, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and the United States, and includes musicians, beauty entrepreneurs, comedians, activists, poets, personal trainers, parents, photographers, gamers, and more.
While some of the music stars performed their hit songs at the concert, other celebrities who attended were present to celebrate the sounds and culture that make Africa truly unique.
Alex Okosi, Managing Director, Emerging Markets, YouTube EMEA, revealed the lineup in a statement on Tuesday.
Content creators in Africa will receive support from YouTube through virtual and in-person training and workshops to help them grow their channels and improve their skills. These include a Creator 360 virtual workshop, which will allow African content creators to collaborate and share skills, and in-person Creator Day workshops, which will be led by industry experts and help aspiring creators learn the skills they need to continue thriving on YouTube. YouTube will also offer workshops under its Future Insiders Program to empower budding producers and songwriters with hands-on training taught by seasoned producers such as Sarz and Musa Keys.
With over 61,300 subscribers on his YouTube channel, Bidemi Olaoba’s videos gets watched by thousands of people
‘Oran Ife’ (Love and Crime), directed by Abiodun Jimoh, stars actors like Rycardo Agbor, Jide Awobona, Shushu Abubakar, Debbie Shokoya, Adeola Adeshina, Oyindamola Almaroof and others.
The Super Savers draw of the bank will be held virtually on December 21 via the UBA Facebook and Youtube platforms.
The video, which was released on WhatsApp, is currently circulating on Facebook and Youtube as at press time.
The country’s top 10 Nigerian creators on YouTube this year reflects the growing popularity of original content produced by Nigerian creators on the platform with HouseOfAjebo, official BRODA SHAGGI, APATATV+, BAKORI TV, Lightweight Entertainment and MR MACARONI all dominating this category.