This Week In Podcasting / African Podcast News 19 May

Welcome to the latest edition of This Week In Podcasting / African Podcast News, where we take you on a thrilling journey through the dynamic world of podcasting. In this edition, we bring you the freshest highlights, trends, and updates in the podcasting realm, with a special emphasis on all things African podcasting. 

🎉 #1: Spotify for Podcasters Workshop and Networking Event Rocks Johannesburg!

The Spotify for Podcasters Workshop and Networking Event took Johannesburg by storm at the legendary APMD studios. Passionate podcasters, aspiring creators, and content enthusiasts gathered for an unforgettable evening of knowledge-sharing and connection.

With insightful sessions by industry experts like Ncebakazi Manzi and featured podcasters Gugulethu Nyatsumba and Thato Rampedi, we explored the immense potential of Spotify for Podcasters. 

The event wrapped up with an inspiring session on becoming an influencer by the one and only Kopano Shimange. It was a fantastic opportunity to connect and network with fellow podcast enthusiasts. Don’t miss out on the next one!

🎧 #2: Reviewing the Thriving Podcasting Industry in Africa

Hold onto your headphones! The Podcast Host recently released a jaw-dropping article titled “Review: The Podcasting Industry in Africa So Far.” Get ready to dive into the thriving world of African podcasts, where Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa reign as podcasting powerhouses. From news to culture, health to entertainment, the diversity of African voices is taking the podcasting landscape by storm.

📺 #3: News Central TV Shines the Spotlight on Podcasters

Lights, camera, action! News Central TV rolled out the red carpet for an exclusive segment called “Podcasting In Africa: Its Effect on the Next Generation.” Hosted by the charismatic Blessings Mosugu, this segment showcased interviews with podcasters from around the world. From sharing their experiences to discussing social, political, and cultural topics, these podcasters are making waves and leaving their mark on the media scene.

🎵 #4: Dive into Africa Podfest’s Podcast Playlist

Get ready to discover amazing African podcasts. Africa Podfest has curated a sensational Africa Month podcast playlist. The playlist features 64 amazing podcast episodes from across the continent and was curated by Melissa Mbugua and Josephine Karianjahi co-founders of Africa Podfest. 

🌍 #5: Celebrating Africa Day and Exciting Podcast Sessions Release!

Mark your calendars and prepare for a celebration! Africa Day is just around the corner on May 25th. Join us in commemorating the richness and diversity of Africa podcasting. Share with us what being an African podcaster means to you and be part of our short video by Monday 22 May. Upload your video here  or email

Don’t miss a beat! Stay up-to-date with all the latest happenings in the African podcasting scene. Share your news, events, awards, speaking opportunities, and more with us at The Podcast Sessions by emailing or tag us on social media. Let’s keep the conversation going and continue to amplify African voices in the podcasting realm. Stay connected, stay inspired!