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#HumanRightsDay: The human cost of journalism globally
#HumanRightsDay: The human cost of journalism globally

The Committee to Protect Journalists releases 'The Last Column' book to highlight the human cost of journalism around the globe. The book features the final articles and photographs of fallen journalists...

19 Mar 2019

Amazon Prime to offer African content to international audiences
Amazon Prime to offer African content to international audiences

With Netflix listing African content like Chief Daddy, Lionheart, Wedding Party and more, Amazon Prime is now offering Africa to its listings...

19 Mar 2019

Zafari animated show promotes diversity and tolerance.
Zafari animated show promotes diversity and tolerance

Spacetoon TV has premiered Zafari, an animated series in the MENA region...

15 Mar 2019

Nigerian elections. Credit: CPJ Africa.
Journalists in Nigeria detained, harassed, and assaulted

Journalists covering the elections told Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) they were detained and harassed by security services or other armed individuals...

14 Mar 2019

Uganda to screen MMA on TV Kampala
Uganda to screen MMA on TV Kampala

The Ugandan Broadcasting Corporation (UBC), has struck a ground-breaking, multi-year partnership with world renowned Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organisation, EFC...

13 Mar 2019

Founder Robert Redford at the Sundance Film Festival.
SundanceTV is launching second Short Film Competition in SA

SundanceTV will be hosting the second SundanceTV Shorts Competition in South Africa...

12 Mar 2019

Apple announces 25 March event to unveil video, news services
Apple announces 25 March event to unveil video, news services

Apple Inc. announced an event for 25 March, where the iPhone maker is expected to introduce an original video programming service and a new premium magazine subscription plan...

12 Mar 2019

Ellana Lee is senior vice president, CNN International & head of CNN Vision.
CNN marks 10 Years of profiling African Voices

Every week, 'African Voices' highlights three different figures from Africa, who lead the narrative to show 'their Africa' to our viewers...

By Ellana Lee 11 Mar 2019

All women finale for Coke Studio Africa
All women finale for Coke Studio Africa

Coke Studio Africa announces an all women finale to commemorate International Women's Day...

8 Mar 2019

TV series, High Rollers.
Taking Africa's content to the world

The African Channel will air a collection of 20 new primetime series representing premium drama, lifestyle, and news programming from Africa during 2019...

5 Mar 2019

Multichoice launched MyDStv mobile app in Kenya
Multichoice launched MyDStv mobile app in Kenya

MultiChoice has revealed its new project, the mobile app, called MyDStv which has been tailored to the Kenyan market to ensure minimal data consumption...

5 Mar 2019

TNM introduces Kiliye Kiliye digital TV on Mpamba
TNM introduces Kiliye Kiliye digital TV on Mpamba

The Malawi Government-owned Digital Broadcast Network Limited together with TNM, has introduced its new digital TV, Kiliye Kiliye...

5 Mar 2019

Ivory Coast selects GatesAir for its digital TV transition
Ivory Coast selects GatesAir for its digital TV transition

The government of Ivory Coast has opted for GatesAir technologies for turnkey equipment and services contract to support the country's national digital TV (DTV) network...

28 Feb 2019

Azuri Technologies, pay-as-you-go solar technology provider.
Azuri launches pay-as-you-go solar satellite TV in Kenya

The off-grid solar market is in the midst of a serious boom, already growing beyond the simple necessities of lighting and phone charging...

26 Feb 2019

Zee5 and Apigate partner to target larger audience globally
Zee5 and Apigate partner to target larger audience globally

Zee5 has announced its partnership with Apigate which will now deliver a larger range of content across different languages, targeting a wider audience...

26 Feb 2019

Photo by Git Stephen Gitau from Pexels.
New reality TV show on Multichoice Nigeria

'Our Perfect Wedding Nigeria' is a new reality TV show coming to Multichoice Nigeria...

22 Feb 2019

Vukani Mngxati, chief executive officer for Accenture Africa.
Accelerating Africa's economy through digital transformation

The 'digitisation of everything' trend is evolving at pace and Africa cannot afford to play catch-up...

By Vukani Mngxati 19 Feb 2019

Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters improves video capacity
Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters improves video capacity

Eutelsat Communications has partnered with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video capacity...

19 Feb 2019

Roundtable participants discussing industry issues in Cape Town last week.
Can broadcast media disrupt traditional buying structures to accommodate startup businesses?

Can performance-based pricing models be the future of offline advertising in South Africa? This is one of the industry issues that were discussed in a roundtable discussion in Cape Town last week...

By Irina Herf 18 Feb 2019

Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look
Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look

Ooredoo TV customers can now enjoy the new set-top box which will include all digital services such as conventional linear TV, on-demand service, apps and games and also catch-up features...

15 Feb 2019

OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies
OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies

As of March, Dubai-based pay tv operator OSN will air only OSN Sports Cricket HD and Ten Sports Channel...

15 Feb 2019

E-Media launched iTV on DTT in Senegal
E-Media launched iTV on DTT in Senegal

e-Media group in Senegal completes its offer by launching its flagship channel iTV on the DTT platform in Senegal...

12 Feb 2019

Plus TV Africa to air on StarTimes
Plus TV Africa to air on StarTimes

Plus TV, the 24-hour news channel, will be broadcast on StarTimes...

11 Feb 2019

Miniso launches Adventure Time product range
Miniso launches Adventure Time product range

Retail chain Miniso will be stocking a 264-item collection of accessories and apparel inspired by animated TV series Adventure Time, after entering into a deal with Cartoon Network...

11 Feb 2019

All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs
All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs

The 13th annual South African Film and Television Awards nominations were announced on 8 February in Rosebank, Johannesburg...

11 Feb 2019

Previous BBC Komla Dumor Award winners (L-R): Didi Akinyelure (2016), Nancy Kacungira (2015) and Waihiga Mwaura (2018).
Search for next African broadcast journalism star

Applications for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award are open until 23.59GMT, 26 March 2019...

8 Feb 2019

Kwese Free Sports launches new programmes for 2019
Kwese Free Sports launches new programmes for 2019

Kwesé Free Sports has rolled out new TV programmes in Ghana...

7 Feb 2019

DTT deployment in Ivory Coast will begin in February
DTT deployment in Ivory Coast will begin in February

The distribution of digital terrestrial television (DTT) will begin in Ivory Coast in February in the Abidjan region...

5 Feb 2019

Microsoft CMO on the transformation of digital marketing
Microsoft CMO on the transformation of digital marketing

Jessica Tennant interviews Peter DeBenedictis, chief marketing officer for Microsoft in the Middle East and Africa on his recent business trip to South Africa...

By Jessica Tennant 5 Feb 2019

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