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YouTube to boost African creators with $50,000 grants

GLOBAL video-sharing company and Google product, YouTube, has announced its intent to launch a $20,000 and $50,000 grants to support African creators.

The initiative, which will take effect through the 2023 #YouTubeBlack Voices creators and artist cohorts, is expected to support creators and the creative economy in Africa.

Alex Okosi, managing director (Emerging Markets) for YouTube EMEA, disclosed the plans in a statement today

“As support from YouTube, grantees will receive $20,000 and $50,000 as seed funding,” stated Okosi.

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