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Kenya Podcasters Set to Benefit from Spotify’s KES 12 Million Investment in Africa

Over its launch across Africa, music streaming platform Spotify has demonstrated its commitment to growing the careers of African creators through on- and off-platform...

Kenyan Podcasts Worth Listening To This Month

Podcasts are quickly gaining ground both locally and internationally. Streaming platforms are making exclusive deals with popular podcasters. Podcasts are here to stay are they are...

Spotify Records More Than 3.6 Million Podcasts and 406 Million Monthly Active Users

Music streaming service has released its Q4 2021 Financial Results. Amid the current Joe Rogan controversy, for which the company has defended its stand...

YouTube Is The Best Platform To Consume Podcasts

I listen to a lot of podcasts. I watch a lot of YouTube videos. So when my favourite YouTubers started hosting podcasts on the...

Agri-Business Podcast Series ‘Mazao Talks’ Officially Announced

Podcasts have not only gone mainstream in international markets but also in Kenya. The latest one with a focus on agri-business is Mazao Talks. Mazao...

Automattic, WordPress.com Owner Acquires Podcast App Pocket Casts

WordPress.com and Tumblr owner, Automattic has bought popular podcast app Pocket Casts. Pocket Casts is a very popular app with podcast enthusiasts who prefer it...

Podcast Triple Threat: Apple, Spotify and Now Facebook

The podcast scene is getting heated up. Spotify, Apple and Facebook are getting increasingly involved in the whole business including hosting, subscriptions, ads and...
Facebook Spotify Miniplayer

Facebook Begins Rolling Out Spotify Mini-player for Podcast and Music Streaming

Last week, Facebook announced new products and features with a focus on audio. One of the products which the giant social network partnered up...
Spotify Your Daily Podcasts

Spotify Video Podcasts Are Finally Here

Spotify has been testing video podcasts for a while now. The streaming giant has officially announced that the video podcasts are now live worldwide. Spotify...
Spotify Your Daily Podcasts

Spotify Really Wants More People to Listen to Podcasts Using This New Button

Spotify went all-in on podcasts - they have invested heavily on this new format. Early this year, Spotify acquired Gimlet Media, a podcast network and...

Facebook Experimental Team Looking to Get into Podcasts and Travel Apps

Facebook recently created its New Product Experimentation Team in mid-July this year and was tasked to launch consumer and business-facing experimental apps for various platforms...

Podcast App Pocket Casts Is Now Free, Launches Subscription Service

The podcast business is getting competitive. Popular android podcast app, Pocket Casts has gone free for its app download and they have launched a...
Google Podcasts vs Pocket Casts

Google Podcasts is a Great Alternative to Pocket Casts

I like Google Podcasts already, but Pocket Casts is still my number one choice

Podcasts Coming to Google Play Music

Google is opening up its music subscription service, Play Music, to podcast creators to upload episodes of their podcasts in preparation for a consumer...

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