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A+ IVOIRE to promote Ivorian talent

A+ IVOIRE to promote Ivorian talent and African creativity with new programs...

10 Sep 2019

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IFLIX is now available in Ghana

iflix is live in Ghana to offer Ghanaians world class entertainment on the go...

6 Sep 2019

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Original TV programming for Ivory Coast viewers

A+ IVOIRE to promote Ivorian talents and African creativity with new programs...

6 Sep 2019

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New dating reality show to air in Nigeria

StarTimes have announced that Africa's number 1 dating reality show 'Hello Mr. Right' will commence in Nigeria...

5 Sep 2019

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Digital migration in Zambia delayed

In Zambia, the digital migration could be delayed by alleged cash flow problems of TopStar, the country's technical partner...

2 Sep 2019

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ZEE5 offering news channels for free in Africa and MENA

ZEE5 Global is offering its top news channels available free for streaming in select countries in APAC, MENA and Africa...

30 Aug 2019

BBC Lifestyle to expand advertising prospects in Africa
BBC Lifestyle to expand advertising prospects in Africa

BBC Studios is planning to offer advertising opportunities on its BBC Lifestyle channel for clients across sub-Saharan Africa in countries including Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia...

29 Aug 2019

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Steve Harvey to host African version of 'Family Feud'

American celebrity and television host, Steve Harvey will launch and host Fremantle's Family Feud in South Africa and Ghana...

27 Aug 2019

A newspaper stand is seen in Mwanza, Tanzania, on September 19, 2015. Tanzania is currently considering legal amendments that could negatively affect press freedom. Credit: CPJ/AFP/Daniel Hayduk.
Onslaught against press freedoms in Tanzania

CPJ says Kabendera, Gwanda cases highlight Tanzania's decline in press freedom and human rights...

26 Aug 2019

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Madgoat TV seeks license in Kenya

Dubai-based investor Ricardo Badoer is seeking a commercial free to air television licence for the sports and entertainment channel Madgoat TV (MGTV)...

23 Aug 2019

Sphelele Mjadu, Unilever Personal Care Senior Public Relations Manager for Africa and Anne Githuku-Shongwe, representative of UN Women South Africa’s Multi-Country Office, in the UN Women-Dove masterclass panel at the Loeries. Image via Al Nicoll © via Gallo Images.
#Loeries2019: Our responsibility of better representation in advertising, media

The media and advertising industries play an important role in stirring the way society is portrayed. Here's why UN Women and Dove's masterclass session at Loeries 2019 called for the creative industry as a whole to take a stand and work actively towards better representation, particularly in terms of gender...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Aug 2019

#Loeries 2019: Brand SA tells untold stories
#Loeries 2019: Brand SA tells untold stories

One of the first Loeries Masterclasses for the day was hosted by Brand SA. Sithembile Ntombela, acting chief marketing officer of Brand SA, opened the floor for speakers stating that the session was about building the South African brand, and how all stakeholders can (and should) be involved...

By Angie White 22 Aug 2019

Africa Channel grows Africa-based team
Africa Channel grows Africa-based team

Showcasing the African continent's current, cultural and historical content...

20 Aug 2019

Senegal to complete DTT changeover by end 2019
Senegal to complete DTT changeover by end 2019

EXCAF undertakes to complete THE DTT process in Senegal by the end of 2019...

20 Aug 2019

BBC focuses on branded services in Africa
BBC focuses on branded services in Africa

BBC Studios appoints Pierre Cloete as commercial director for branded services, Sub-Saharan Africa...

19 Aug 2019

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StarTimes to launch 'Blood Sisters' in Kenya

StarTimes subscribers are set to enjoy a new fascinating telenovela series...

19 Aug 2019

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New reality show to inspire budding entrepreneurs

SABC3's new reality show, The Next Brand Ambassador, is set to inspire the country's budding entrepreneurs...

16 Aug 2019

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BABA TV launched on DSTV in Uganda

BABA TV, the highest-ranked new channel in the 'family' with the best quality picture has been launched on DStv platform in Uganda...

16 Aug 2019

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East Africa Got Talent available on Clouds TV, Citizen TV, NBS

East Africa's Got Talent, a talent show competition which is part of the Got Talent franchise owned by Simon Cowell, launched last weekend with a live screening at the Coca Cola headquarters...

15 Aug 2019

British Airways to trial VR entertainment
British Airways to trial VR entertainment

British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset...

15 Aug 2019

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Discover Digital International partnered with SPI/Filmbox

Digital Entertainment On Demand (DEOD) will now offer FilmBox Africa, FilmBox Arthouse, Fast&FunBox HD, DocuBox HD, 360 TuneBox, Gametoon HD and FashionBox HD...

14 Aug 2019

CNN's African Voices rebrands with new host
CNN's African Voices rebrands with new host

CNN International's African Voices is entering a new era in its quest to profile outstanding individuals across the continent with a new name, a new host and new format...

13 Aug 2019

A man rides a motorcycle as young people of the Sidama ethnic group, the largest in southern Ethiopia, celebrate at Hawassa city over plans by local elders to declare the establishment of a breakaway region for the Sidama, in Awasa, July 15, 2019. Authorities arrested three media workers from the Sidama Media Network on July 18. Credit: CPJ/AFP/Michael Tewelde.
Ethiopia detains journalists amid southern unrest

Ethiopian authorities arrest Sidama Media Network workers in southern Ethiopia amid unrest...

13 Aug 2019

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Startimes to broadcast UEFA Euro 2020 in Sub Saharan Africa

StarTimes has secured transmission rights for UEFA Euro 2020 as well as Qualifiers to EURO 2020, UEFA Nations League 2020/21 and European Qualifiers to FIFA World Cup 2022...

13 Aug 2019

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Kids TV channel launched in Ethiopia

After a trial transmission, Ethiopia Kids TV Channel is now launched across the country...

9 Aug 2019

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Fox Sports Africa rebrands as ESPN

The Walt Disney Company Africa will be rebranding the FOX Sports channels in Africa to ESPN...

8 Aug 2019

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ZimboTube video sharing website launched in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean video-sharing website, ZimboTube launched...

7 Aug 2019

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StarTimes invested $1.9m for new TV channel in Kenya

StarTimes Media is developing a new content channel in Kenya which will target mainly women with local programs...

6 Aug 2019

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Now! TV launches on DStv in Botswana

MultiChoice Botswana has launched a youth-focused channel...

6 Aug 2019

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