Interview: Kagiso Media's Vincent Maher


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TechCentral — E-sports, or competitive videogaming, is rapidly emerging as a big business around the world, and South Africa is no exception. Vincent Maher, chief innovation officer at Kagiso Media, is at the coalface of developments in South Africa. Indeed, Kagiso Media has launched its own e-sports tournament called Mega8, which is sponsored by telecommunications giant MTN. In this interview with TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod, Maher takes listeners into the world of local competitive gaming - what's involved, who plays and watches the games, and the growing prize money on offer to the top players.

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