Expand Your YouTube Horizons With These Award-Winning African Online Video Creators

25 November 2016

Digital Content

YouTube celebrated African online video creators at the inaugural Sub-Saharan African (SSA) YouTube Awards on Friday November 11. The event took place in Johannesburg, South Africa. The awards have been held in other regions since 2007.

Twenty-four creators were announced winners in 22 categories. Creators were required to have a minimum of 50,000 subscribers and be based in one of eight Sub-Saharan African countries to qualify. Participating countries, where YouTube monetisation has been enabled, were Ghana, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Senegal.

Click here for a glimpse of videos from the winning creators:

Source: Global Voices Online 16 November 2016