Buni TV launches www.buni.tv and m.buni.tv

Buni Media is announcing the launch today of Buni TV, its new web and mobile Pan-African digital video platform. By showcasing the best, most innovative and visually arresting content being currently produced in or about Africa and distributing it new audiences on the continent and abroad, Buni TV (www.buni.tv) aims to become the premier destination […]

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3 'viral' Local YouTube Music Videos from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa

Web video is one of those revolutionary inventions that has really opened up the world in dramatic ways. For example, 2011 YouTube statistics show that over 48 hours of video are now uploaded per minute, and YouTube has surpassed 3 billion views per day. TED’s Chris Anderson made the assertion that web video is powering global innovation in […]

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[Preview] Mobile Entertainment Africa Conference This August in Cape Town, South Africa

As part of Afrinnovator’s special build-up to the Mobile Entertainment Africa conference in Cape Town, South Africa from the 23rd and 24th of August, 2011 we look at what to expect and some context from All Amber’s inaugural cellphone entertainment-focused conference.

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Nollywood comes to YouTube

Google is serious about putting African content online. Originally on WebTrendsNigeria: Just at the last Barcamp we queried Google representative about their effort in protecting intellectual properties of our entertainment industry given the new-found freedom in video sharing online. He said they have been working with a  local partner who has right to the movies […]

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Learn how to make any African food online

Africa is rich in culture.And part of that culture is great food. Africa Food TV is a website where you can learn how to make African delicacies from different cultures around Africa. The site not only provides recipes for the foods but you can learn visually from their neat videos that give you step by […]

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Zoopy Rebrands. Focuses On Mobile Video, Apps & Mobi Site [INFOGRAPHIC]

South African Video-sharing site Zoopy’s chosen to reposition itself focusing on mobile video. They’ve got a fantastic infographic on the change of strategy and tact as well as some neat stats on the future of mobile in Africa, emerging markets and the world. Here’s the scoop and a pretty infographic!

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A chat with Russel Southwood, Balancing Act Africa

Russel Southwood is one of the leading authorities on African technology and communications. Russel is CEO of Balancing Act Africa, a consultancy and online publishing company specialising in telecoms, Internet and broadcasting in Africa. Erik of Ushahidi and ihub considers Russel ‘to be the most well-connected person in the African tech scene, he also happens […]

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This week in the African blogosphere, Week 2, 2011

West Africa Webtrends Nigeria and Mobility Nigeria both carried the story of  Zubair Abubakar who launched a blackberry app for Nigerian Constitution. Funding for startups in Nigeria seems to be picking up as Webtrends Nigeria reported: In what is second high-profile funding in Nigerian tech-related company this year, 2011 is really up to a good start! […]

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Quirk hacks Google Preview to display in box video

A month or so ago Google released the preview feature within its search results. This little blue magnifying glass is sure to have some profound effects for today’s search marketer. As the name suggests, this feature allows the user to preview what the page Google is suggesting looks like in an effort to decrease the […]

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Adobe CS5 Launch Video

Here’s a short clip of how it went down at the CS5 launch that took place at the iHub last week. The video is courtesy of Cesar Harada (a new volunteer at iHub), Joshua Musau and James Muriithi. Adobe CS5 Kenyan Launch at the IHub Nairobi Innovation Hub from Cesar Harada on Vimeo.

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