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#CannesLions2019: Entertainment winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 18 June, with the 2019 Cannes Entertainment Lions, Entertainment for Music Lions and Entertainment for Sport Lions announced during the Entertainment award track ceremony and SA bringing home two Bronze Lions...

18 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Craft winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 18 June, with the 2019 Cannes Film Craft, Digital Craft and Industry Craft Lions announced during the Craft award track ceremony...

18 Jun 2019

TAC Studios to co-produce four new TV series across Africa

The African Channel has partnered with Nigerian, Kenyan, South African and Egyptian production companies to produce four TV series in Africa...

12 Jun 2019

StarTimes to air Plus TV in Africa

Plus TV Africa, a 24-Hour news channel, will now broadcast across all of Africa via StarTimes platform...

6 Jun 2019

DSTV to offer PBS kids channel to Sub-Saharan Africa

DStv has recently launched PBS Kids, a new channel for children with high-educational content in Zimbabwe and other African countries...

6 Jun 2019

Infront seizes EPL FTA rights in 40 African countries

Swiss sports media and marketing company Infront has seized the sub-Saharan TV rights to the English Premier League for a three-year deal...

5 Jun 2019

SES contributes to Ivory Coast's digital migration

Ivory Coast's 2020 aim is to switch over from analogue to digital broadcasting with a multi-year agreement with SES...

5 Jun 2019

Sputnik signs partnership with Congo broadcasting

The Russian news agency, Sputnik has signed a new partnership agreement with Congolese National Radio and Television...

3 Jun 2019

#FairnessFirst: A picture tells a thousand words, but should it?

People are never just a means to your journalistic end, especially when it comes to children. Their stories are our work, and when you work to add their authentic voices, it automatically changes the angle of the story for the better. But what about images of children in news articles? Media Monitoring Africa and the UCT Children's Institute media workshop on 22 May at the Doubletree Hilton...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Jun 2019

Nigcomsat launched new DTH TV platform in Nigeria

NigComSat, the African Communications Satellite has officially launched a new direct-to-home TV platform in Nigeria which is called, NextTV...

31 May 2019

Ivory Coast accelerates digital migration

Ivorian TV viewers will be able to watch 60 digital TV channels via SES's satellite at 22 degrees West...

29 May 2019

Marketing the African Cup of Nations in Nigeria

Hotsports Media Group wins unencrypted broadcast rights for African Cup of Nations in Nigeria

27 May 2019

Zimbabwe to launch 24 new TV channels

The Zimbabwean government is about to launch 24 television channels, where licences will be open to everyone to apply for...

24 May 2019

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