DW launches a YouTube channel aimed at the youth
DW launches a YouTube channel aimed at the youth

Deutsche Welle has launched a weekly YouTube show to engage the youth on the African continent on issues facing them in Africa...

1 day ago

StarTimes to broadcast UNILAG TV in Lagos
StarTimes to broadcast UNILAG TV in Lagos

StarTimes has agreed to broadcast the University of Lagos television station (UNILAG TV) as part of its bouquet of channels...

16 Jan 2019

StarTimes offers satellite TV access to 1000 Nigerian villages
StarTimes offers satellite TV access to 1000 Nigerian villages

About 1000 Nigerian villages will benefit from the 10,000 African Villages Project, an initiative of the Chinese Government to provide digital TV access to rural communities across Africa...

15 Jan 2019

Multichoice launches 'Step Up' campaign on DStv and GOtv in Nigeria
Multichoice launches 'Step Up' campaign on DStv and GOtv in Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria starts the new year with a brand-new offer 'Step Up' for DStv and GOtv customers...

11 Jan 2019

Kwesé TV finally obtains broadcasting rights in Zimbabwe
Kwesé TV finally obtains broadcasting rights in Zimbabwe

Kwesé TV has recently acquired the licenses for broadcasting services in Zimbabwe...

8 Jan 2019

ZEE5 to strengthen its presence in Africa, Middle East and Asia
ZEE5 to strengthen its presence in Africa, Middle East and Asia

ZEE5, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd's digital entertainment platform announced a key strategic alliance with Zeasn, one of the leading home digital entertainment service providers...

4 Jan 2019

DTT will be effective in Ivory Coast end December 2018
DTT will be effective in Ivory Coast end December 2018

The Ivorian government announced that the availability of the DTT signal will be effective by the end of December 2018...

2 Jan 2019

Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji in her film, ‘Lionheart’. 
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What Netflix's involvement in Nigeria's massive film industry really means

Is Netflix going to transform Nollywood? And how significant will its impact on the Nigerian film industry be?...

By Alessandro Jedlowski 31 Dec 2018

4 trends shaping the future of TV and entertainment
4 trends shaping the future of TV and entertainment

Jacques Bentley from Skyworth highlights four global industry trends that are making waves and are expected to gain even more momentum in 2019...

By Jacques Bentley 31 Dec 2018

Viacom to expand its distribution across Africa and Europe
Viacom to expand its distribution across Africa and Europe

Viacom International Media Networks is once again expanding its distribution across Europe and Africa...

14 Dec 2018

Hundreds of jailed journalists the new norm, CPJ census finds
Hundreds of jailed journalists the new norm, CPJ census finds

Turkey, China, and Egypt are responsible for jailing more than half of all journalists detained worldwide...

13 Dec 2018

Multichoice Namibia to launch new content platforms
Multichoice Namibia to launch new content platforms

MultiChoice Namibia this year prioritised fresh new content as well as content makers...

13 Dec 2018

Fiesta TV live across Africa via DStv
Fiesta TV live across Africa via DStv

Fiesta TV, Ghana's music platform, can now be viewed from Sub-Saharan Africa on DStv and GOtv...

12 Dec 2018

StarTimes ON app now accessible in Kenya
StarTimes ON app now accessible in Kenya

StarTimes has officially launched its on demand mobile video streaming service in Kenya...

11 Dec 2018

Die Neelsie, Stellenbosch.
National student television network launching at SA's top universities

A national student television network is being launched at South Africa's top universities, giving the tertiary institutions a vital added income stream, as well as providing brands with direct access to this important Generation Z demographic...

11 Dec 2018

Kwesé to offer gadgets for internet TV connection clients
Kwesé to offer gadgets for internet TV connection clients

Pay TV provider Kwesé has delivered converter boxes that offer customers with traditional television sets a connection to the internet...

10 Dec 2018

Unbox the festive season
Unbox the festive season

Festive goodwill is part and parcel of the holiday season and we're wrapping up our year with a hamper of promotional goodies...

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Snapchat inks deal with 20 local media brands in MENA
Snapchat inks deal with 20 local media brands in MENA

Social media company Snapchat has inked new deals with 20 local media brands to publish its daily stories and shows in a content channel known as Discover...

6 Dec 2018

Netflix is extending its library of original African content
Netflix is extending its library of original African content

African subscribers of Netflix will soon be able to watch local shows. The global streaming giant has planned to add original series from Africa next year to its ever-growing roster...

4 Dec 2018

Snapchat expands MENA video library
Snapchat expands MENA video library

Broadcasters are working on popular series for Snapchat's Discover page, with 32 shows across entertainment, sport and food...

4 Dec 2018

TV shopping platform launched in Nigeria
TV shopping platform launched in Nigeria

Response Architects launches Nigeria's first international tele-shopping platform, Shopex TV...

4 Dec 2018

Kwesé TV broadcasting licence bid big on sports, short on news
Kwesé TV broadcasting licence bid big on sports, short on news

Kwesé TV is hoping to enter the local free-to-air market in South Africa...

29 Nov 2018

Fox launches TV streaming service in MENA
Fox launches TV streaming service in MENA

Fox Networks is launching a new TV streaming service in the Middle East and North Africa...

28 Nov 2018

HDTV demand rises in Sub-Saharan Africa
HDTV demand rises in Sub-Saharan Africa

The need for HD is rising in Sub-Saharan Africa with a growing demand for HD content specifically in Pay-TV...

26 Nov 2018

Study sheds light on scourge of "fake" news in Africa
Study sheds light on scourge of "fake" news in Africa

African audiences have low levels of trust in the media, experience a high degree of exposure to misinformation, and contribute - often knowingly - to its spread...

By Herman Wasserman & Dani Madri-Morales 26 Nov 2018

Zee collaborates with Nigerian, Ghanaian channels for drama co-production
Zee collaborates with Nigerian, Ghanaian channels for drama co-production

India's Zee collaborates with Nigerian agency MACE and two Ghanaian channels for a local version of a major drama...

26 Nov 2018

Africa Video Forum, AfricaCom 2018.
#AfricaCom: 'Don't die with your idea'

The Africa Video Forum at #AfricaCom 2018, this year grappled with funding models for original content on the continent and the disruption that mobile brings...

By Louise Marsland 23 Nov 2018

Kwesé to launch new original series on Kwesé iflix
Kwesé to launch new original series on Kwesé iflix

Kwesé iflix announced a slate of original programming marking its first foray into original content in a region with a large youth population and fast-growing internet and smartphone penetration...

23 Nov 2018

MTV Base is Video Entertainment Brand of The Year at PromaxBDA
MTV Base is Video Entertainment Brand of The Year at PromaxBDA

MTV Base announced as Video Entertainment Brand Of The Year, wins five golds at PromaxBDA Africa Awards...

21 Nov 2018

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