- ‘Port Harcourt is the capital of oil and gas in Nigeria’
Africa Connected host Lee Kasumba is crisscrossing the Continent to explore its many opportunities and potential for investment.
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Kasumba spoke about Nollywood, the third largest film industry in the world and Nigeria's second largest employer (after agriculture).
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
The director gave me some key insights into Nollywood… a bulk of the actors come from Port Harcourt…— Lee Kasumba
Nollywood is estimated at $50 billion, annually… After agriculture, it’s the second largest employer…— Lee Kasumba
Nollywood plays a key role in exporting ‘Brand Nigeria’… the average person sees it that way.— Lee Kasumba
The drinking culture is really huge…— Lee Kasumba
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