by Russell Southwood (@BalancingActAfr) In this interview, Kevin Oguyi, community manager at Pawa254, , talks about what this hub for visual creatives, journalists and organisers across Kenya does, as well as:

  • how it came to be lauched;
  • the type of creatives that use the hub;
  • how its membership scheme works;
  • the community contribution its members make;
  • why creative industries are not taken seriously in Kenya;
  • and how big the creative industries are in economic terms.

Smart MonkeyRussell Southwood is the founder of Balancing Act and the web TV channel Smart Monkey TV, and has been an analyst in telecoms, internet and broadcast in Africa for the last 14 years. Smart Monkey TV aims to capture the energy at the crossroads between African culture and technology. MarkLives is syndicating content from Smart Monkey TV on a weekly basis for the column “Smart Africa TV”.


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