Digital Media and Freedom of Speech in Africa

Digital Media and Freedom of Speech in Africa

Andile Masuku is a former Zimbabwean broadcaster and entrepreneur based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Most of my time working in media is spent producing and presenting a portfolio of popular audio podcasts— including the African Tech Round-up, the African Tech Conversations series, and #AndilesTake , as well as developing and executing content strategy and tactical media plays for leading companies. He also writes a weekly syndicated tech column for Business Report and African Independent.

Dotun Oloworopoku is a General Partner at Ventures Platform. He is also the Managing Partner at Starta, a platform that makes it easier to build, discover and track high growth businesses in Africa. He is the founder of Yhello Technologies (previously meals.co.uk) an on-demand food delivery platform in the UK. He exited the business after successfully partnering with Just-eat.co.uk, the no.1 food ordering platform in Europe.

Dotun advises funded startups such as YC-backed Flutterwave on growth marketing, helping them build a growth team that can execute. Dotun is an active mentor at other accelerator programmes including Ignite in the UK, and the World’s Bank XL Africa programme.

On this episode you’ll learn:

-What are the best channels to reach a consumer audience for audio content in Africa?

-Who will drive the last mile internet infrastructure in the least developed countries in Africa?

-What countries are the most ahead in terms of universal internet penetration?

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