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Making music streaming more fair

Instead of the regularly used market share-based payment system that is widely used in the music streaming industry, Deezer wants to educate listeners on how UCPS benefits music artists more.

This game provides insights into how first humans evolved

A new game based on early human evolution in Africa uses a book about The Cradle of Humanity as one of the key reference texts.

Kenya's music artists have to face the music

Kenyan music artists seem to be making everything but money. During August 2019, the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) disbursed royalties to music artists and each received a paltry $25.03 only.

Gaming is transforming entertainment

As Internet connectivity has improved and hardware becomes faster, the gaming industry has not only kept pace but truly transformed entertainment and commerce with immersive experiences that have millions around the world hooked and paying up.

Spotify's premium user growth

Spotify reports that it closed its second calendar quarter of 2019 with 108 million premium subscribers and 232 million total Monthly Active Users (MAUs). The company also states its podcast audience grew 50% quarter-on-quarter.

Afro Nation's exclusive content and distribution deal

The Afro Nation and LiveXLive partnership involves LiveXLive securing the exclusive global content and distribution rights for the Afro Nation festivals, these include livestreaming, video, video-on-demand, virtual reality, mobile, theatrical, and television rights.

Kwesé Play is officially dead

Several weeks after Econet Media issued a statement to deny that Kwesé Play was being shut down and told paying customers whose Kwesé Play devices were deactivated that it was working on "resolving it, the service has been shut down.