Streaming platform Spotify to launch in Kenya and other markets

KENYA – Swedish audio streaming and media services provider, Spotify has embarked on a sweeping expansion that will introduce the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service available to more than a billion people in Kenya and more than 80 new markets around the world. It will also add 36 languages to their platform, the firm said after formally announcing on its Stream On event. The company said it will introduce free and premium plans across all the markets. However, in select markets, it will offer Individual, Family, Duo, and Student Plan…

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Music streaming platform Anghami secures fresh funds from UAE’s Shuaa Capital

MENA – Anghami, the leading music streaming platform for listeners in North Africa and the Middle East, has raised fresh funds from UAE’s Shuaa Capital, the company and investment firm announced in a joint statement, without disclosing the size of the deal. “We are delighted to have led the funding of Anghami. As a team, we have been working closely with Anghami, bringing our expertise in originating and structuring deals to bear in order to successfully complete this investment round,” commenting on the investment, Jassim Alseddiqi, Chief Executive Officer of…

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