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New streaming service to launch in Africa

Increasing demand for high-quality streaming content across Africa - new service launches...

18 Sep 2019

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Blueline to launch new OTT TV experience in Madagascar with moTV

Blueline, innovative operator in telecom and Pay TV industry in Madagascar and moTV.eu, European service provider of complete ecosystem announced a partnership...

12 Sep 2019

Nigerian entrepreneur Chika Nwaogu.
African music streaming platform achieves record 1 million streams

Playfre aims to become the biggest music streaming vehicle on the continent...

9 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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YouTube and FIFA to broadcast African World Cup qualifiers live

Lesser-known African's soccer teams will enjoy worldwide exposure after FIFA announced their opening World Cup qualifying matches would be live-streamed on its website and on YouTube...

4 Sep 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

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

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Kenya finalising its plan to tax YouTube and Netflix

The Kenyan ICT ministry is in the final stages of developing a framework that will be used to tax foreign online streaming media services such as YouTube and Netflix...

22 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

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African Digital Media Awards 2019 finalists

WAN-IFRA has announced the 2019 finalists for the prestigious African Digital Media Awards...

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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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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Kwesé shuts down its pay TV service in Zimbabwe

Econet Wireless Ltd. has shut its African pay-TV unit due to Zimbabwe's economic condition and shortage of foreign currency...

5 Aug 2019

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Elon Musk says Netflix and YouTube are coming to Teslas

"Netflix and drive" might become a thing now that Elon Musk revealed upcoming support for the streaming service and YouTube on his Tesla vehicles...

By Shereesa Moodley 31 Jul 2019

Africa is a great repository for untapped and untold stories
Africa is a great repository for untapped and untold stories

A diverse and culturally rich African continent is a bedrock for storytelling...

By Yolisa Phahle 30 Jul 2019

VR will reshape our entertainment experiences
VR will reshape our entertainment experiences

Virtual Reality (VR) has a long way to go before it bursts into the mainstream, but there are signs that the technology is starting to mature...

By Ernst Wittmann 29 Jul 2019

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Abu Dhabi Media launched UFC Arabia for Arabic-Language streaming service

Abu Dhabi Media has introduced 'UFC Arabia,' the first Arabic language UFC streaming platform in the MENA region...

26 Jul 2019

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The rise and rise of the on demand economy

Today, owning DVDs and CDs seems like a quaint idea - why would you clutter your home with physical media when you can get the music or movies you want over the internet on a pay-per-download or subscription basis?

By Alex Thomson 25 Jul 2019

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Gambia moving towards digital television broadcasting

Migration from analogue to digital broadcasting in Gambia...

25 Jul 2019

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Telecom Egypt and CNE to launch IPTV services in Egypt

Egyptian telco Telecom Egypt has inked a deal with Cable Network Egypt (CNE) to offer customers IPTV services...

25 Jul 2019

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Showmax launches in Nigeria

Showmax has launched a new video on demand service in Nigeria...

24 Jul 2019

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Kenyan music start-up Smubu hits 200K users mark

Kenyan music streaming service considers expansion into other African countries...

24 Jul 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

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Naijatastic has launched a mobile app in Nigeria

Launched at the start of the year, Naijatastic allows users to stream audio and video all free of charge...

22 Jul 2019

Johnny Clegg dies at 66
Johnny Clegg dies at 66

It has been confirmed that Jonathan (Johnny) Clegg, succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 66 on the afternoon of 16 July 2019 at his family home in Johannesburg, South Africa...

16 Jul 2019

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Ali Mufuruki to acquire majority in Wananchi Cable

Tanzanian businessman Ali Mufuruki has increased his shares in Wananchi Cable Ltd, a company specialising in providing internet access, voice and pay TV...

16 Jul 2019

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New entertainment channel from Discovery for Africa

Real Time channel launches on DStv and GOtv with new entertainment from Discovery Inc...

15 Jul 2019

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