African music streaming service Playfre expands its services to the entire 54 countries in Africa after 1 year of operation. 
Before this, music streaming on Playfre was limited to only 18 African countries and before that, only to 5 African countries.

Chika Nwaogu, Playfre’s CEO
“We just crossed the milestone of 20,000 registered users and 10 million streams, so we felt it was time to expand our services to include the entire African continent. We did this to easily hit our KPIs. We intend to serve the African continent for now before expanding to include countries outside the continent” co-founder and CEO Chika Nwaogu said.

The music streaming service hit profitability in Dec. 2019 owing to revenues generated from its music distribution arm Songroute and will now be available in these following 54 African countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Any visitor outside the continent of Africa is taken to the “Playfre is currently not available in your country” screen.

Available in 54 African countries and with operations in both Kenya and Nigeria, Playfre is an African music streaming platform that was launched on 1 May 2019. The platform offers its users access to over 50 million songs for free. Playfre has amassed over 20,000 registered users and over 10,000,000 streams.

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