This Week In Podcasting / African Podcast News 7 April

Welcome to the latest edition of This Week In Podcasting / African Podcast News, where we highlight the most recent developments in the world of podcasting, with a special focus on insights relevant to the African podcasting community. 

#1: Afripods CEO, Molly Jensen Featured on Forbes Africa

Molly Jensen, CEO of Afripods, was featured in the article “The Resonate Rise Of The African Podcast” on Forbes Africa. In the article Molly speaks about how podcasting is growing podcast ecosystem on the continent as well as Afripods’ vision to create the largest library of African audio stories on the planet. 

In the article, Molly, a former Podcast Sessions cover star said, “It’s exciting to see vernacular content grow, because it sheds a light on the rich diversity of Africa…”.

#2: Take the Survey: Podcast Listening Habits In Nigeria

Nigerian Podcaster and founder of “Into the Podverse” is calling on podcasters based in Nigeria to take the “Podcast Listening Habits In Nigeria – 2023” survey. These kinds of surveys and reports are incredibly important to the podcast community as it provides insights into the space that are valuable to the pan-African podcast industry. So take the survey today

#3: Rod the young god lands Zuma Coffee as a sponsor

Rodney Omeokachie – marketing strategist, award-winning podcaster and host of the best listening parties ever – recently, announced his new partnership with Zuma Coffee for season 6 of his podcast.

#4: OMF Opens a School of Podcasting 

OFM, a South African radio station, has announced the opening of the “OMF School of Podcasting”. The company aims to provide access to its production facilities for citizen podcasters to be heard with the hope to help emerging podcasters gain visibility and reach a wider audience.

#5: Afripods to host meet-up in Zambia 

On the 20th of April #AfripodsMeets, hosted by Afripods, will hosting a virtual get together for Zambian podcasters. Join the conversation and meet fellow podcasters in your country. Register today. 

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