#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters
#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters

It's becoming harder than ever to 'kill the story' in these technologically advanced times...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Kwesé satellite TV closes in Zimbabwe
Kwesé satellite TV closes in Zimbabwe

Kwesé satellite television has closed down in Zimbabwe after a review by parent company, Econet Media, of its business strategy and service offerings to align it to changes in the global digital and satellite broadcasting sector...

7 Nov 2018

Niger to deploy DTT officially in December
Niger to deploy DTT officially in December

Digital terrestrial television (DTT) is already operational in Niger, and will be officially launched end-December with a free distribution of decoders...

7 Nov 2018

Kwesé iflix offers loyal customers free TV for a year
Kwesé iflix offers loyal customers free TV for a year

Following Kwesé's announcement of its move towards digital services, the broadcaster will grant loyal Kwesé TV subscribers complimentary access to Kwesé iflix for 12 months...

6 Nov 2018

TVC Communications, Nigeria, rebrand.
TVC Communications launches new brand identity

Nigeria's leading independent TV, radio and online broadcasting company, TVC Communications, has unveiled a new brand identity for its market leading family entertainment channel, TVC...

6 Nov 2018

Econet Media embraces its digital future
Econet Media embraces its digital future

Kwesé TV, a subsidiary of Econet Media, will focus on three core services; Kwesé Free Sports, Kwesé iflix and Kwesé Play, as part of its business strategy towards a digital future...

5 Nov 2018

iflix brings 13 new channels to MENA
iflix brings 13 new channels to MENA

Subscription VOD service iflix has extended its linear TV channel offering by bringing its total to 50, with the intention of reaching 80 by the end of 2018...

2 Nov 2018

AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists
AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists

The annual AfricaCom Awards shortlist was released this week, ahead of the annual mega-conference and expo from 13-15 November 2018...

1 Nov 2018

Affluent Afrillennials choose brands with social conscience
Affluent Afrillennials choose brands with social conscience

Africa's affluent millennials look to brands to make positive change, according to BBC survey...

31 Oct 2018

Content demand in Africa fueled by TV series, animation
Content demand in Africa fueled by TV series, animation

Taking place from 14-16 November, DISCOP Johannesburg is the leading content, adaptation rights and project market dedicated to Africa and the Middle East...

30 Oct 2018

Airtel and Coverage Broadband roll out 3flix mobile TV service in Nigeria
Airtel and Coverage Broadband roll out 3flix mobile TV service in Nigeria

Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria has inked a strategic partnership with Coverage Broadband, a subsidiary of Phase 3 Telecom, to introduce 3flix mobile TV service in Nigeria...

29 Oct 2018

Canal + International rolls out first original series in Africa
Canal + International rolls out first original series in Africa

Canal + International will introduce its first original series in Africa exclusively on its platform at the end of this month...

26 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

The past, present and future of TV manufacturing
The past, present and future of TV manufacturing

While South Africans "tuned in" later than most - only in 1976 - the television set has been at the heart of homes around the country for 42 years, and counting...

By Jacques Bentley 24 Oct 2018

Fight night in Nigeria with Kwesé and Kalakoda Boxing
Fight night in Nigeria with Kwesé and Kalakoda Boxing

Kwesé collaborates with Kalakoda Boxing Promotions to bring the Friday Fight Nights series dubbed, Chaos, to Lagos, Nigeria...

24 Oct 2018

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YouTube's web version now has miniplayer for multitasking

Now you can watch videos and browse through others simultaneously from your web browser using YouTube's miniplayer feature...

By Shereesa Moodley 23 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

BBC News Africa to launch new programme 'Smart Money'
BBC News Africa to launch new programme 'Smart Money'

BBC News Africa is launching 'Smart Money', an exclusive half-hour weekly programme available across the continent from next week...

23 Oct 2018

4KUniverse channel to roll out across EMEA
4KUniverse channel to roll out across EMEA

4KUniverse, a 4K, high dynamic range (HDR) general entertainment channel, will soon be available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa after bagging a deal with Eutelsat...

22 Oct 2018

Multichoice rolls out West Africa talent academy in Nigeria
Multichoice rolls out West Africa talent academy in Nigeria

MultiChoice recently launched the long awaited West Africa talent academy in Lagos, alongside partners, stakeholders, dignitaries and industry professionals...

19 Oct 2018

Turner Africa appoints sales agency in Nigeria
Turner Africa appoints sales agency in Nigeria

Turner Africa has appointed Greenworld Communications as its media sales representative for key TV channels in Nigeria...

17 Oct 2018

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Kwesé, Vodafone collaborate to bring VOD and live TV content to Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has inked a deal with multiplatform broadcaster Kwesé, to provide video-on-demand and live TV content to Ghana through the broadcaster's video streaming service Kwesé Play...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 17 Oct 2018

iflix partners with Vewd to offer entertainment across MENA
iflix partners with Vewd to offer entertainment across MENA

Vewd and iflix, the entertainment service for emerging markets, have collaborated to make iflix accessible on millions of Vewd enabled devices...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 15 Oct 2018

Does traditional 'offline' media still have a place in the digital online media space?
Does traditional 'offline' media still have a place in the digital online media space?

My career in media started somewhere in the 80's. Needless to say, what we do today in media and what we did 'back in the day' is poles apart, mostly due to media choices being extremely limited...

By Margie Knap 15 Oct 2018

Adom TV rolls out kids reality show in Ghana
Adom TV rolls out kids reality show in Ghana

Adom TV has launched a brand new children's music reality show, Nsromma, in Ghana...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 12 Oct 2018

Nahoo TV introduces first shopping channel in Ethiopia
Nahoo TV introduces first shopping channel in Ethiopia

Nahoo Television launched Ethiopia's first shopping channel 'Mazesha Zone', exclusively dedicated to commercials, presentations and demonstrations of products...

11 Oct 2018

Matlou Tsotetsi, director, Brand Communication, presenting the certificate of AFRIMA Host Country to Ghana Minister Catherine Afeku, Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture.
Ghana to host 5th AFRIMA

The 5th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will be hosted by Ghana in 2018 from 21-24 November 2018...

10 Oct 2018

2018 Clio Entertainment Awards announces shortlist
2018 Clio Entertainment Awards announces shortlist

The shortlist for the 2018 Clio Entertainment Awards has been released...

10 Oct 2018

New film production hub for Africa
New film production hub for Africa

With a focus on African storytelling, the African Movie Channel has launched a production hub to develop and produce movies and TV series...

9 Oct 2018

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