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Aug 11, 2017  |  Multichoice South Africa Warns Of Possible Increase In Content Piracy

Multichoice South Africa and its subsidiary M-Net have raised fresh concerns about the changes in the copyright laws being proposed in South Africa. The company is saying that the new laws are not enough to protect owners, producers and publishers ...


Aug 11, 2017  |  Fox Networks Group Investing In Africa Local Content and VOD Service

Gary Alfonso, the head of Fox Africa have confirmed that his organisation is ready to put substantial investment into pure-play African content to enable it to compete favourably in the market. Owned by Fox Networks Group, Fox Africa says they ...


Aug 09, 2017  |  SABC To Add 'Viewer Discretion Warning' To Shows With 'Suggestive Sex' Content

The South African Broadcasting Complaints Commission (BCCSA) has ordered that the country's public broadcasters SABC to consider adding a "Viewer Discretion Advised" notification to some of their shows and programmes with suggestive sexual content shown on TV before the "watershed ...


Aug 07, 2017  |  Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Powers On With Content Delivery Deals Across Africa

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) appears to be further scaling-up its content delivery business in Africa with a string of confirmation on existing contract as well as the signing of new platforms to deliver its content. A state-of-business statement by ...


Packaging Our Stories And Content To High Global Standards Must Be Our Aim! - Anita Erskine

Ms Anita Erskine, Managing Director of Anita Erskine Media, is one of Africa's most influential media executives. She spoke to BMA with regards to her participation at the forthcoming International Summit on Digital Broadcasting In Nigeria on 22nd - 23rd ...

Zambia: Startimes Bringing More Chinese Dramas And Movies To African TV Sets

Startimes, the Chinese pay-TV company operating across Africa has launched the 2017 season for broadcasting TV dramas and movies from Beijing, China to African television station via the Startimes platform. The company said the 2017 season has kicked off in ...

Canal+ Lines Up Turkish Football As Part Of TV Offering In Africa

Canal+ (or Canal Plus), the France-based pay TV operator has confirmed it has the exclusive distribution rights for the Turkey's premier league football; and it will be including the games in its new A+ Sports channel available for Francophone Africa. ...

Nigeria: We Are The Treasure Base Of Original And Authentic Content - Royal Roots

Mr Gregory Odutayo, CEO of Royal Roots Nigeria (a content production and broadcasting company in Nigeria) has declared that Nigeria in particular (and Africa in general) will continue to lead the world in Authentic and Original content. Greg Odutayo made ...

DStv SuperSports Enters Multi-Year Deal With World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)

DStv's SuperSport have announced a new deal that will bring wrestling shows such as 'Raw' and 'SmackDown' to their platform. They have agreed to a multi-year contract with the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) to show their content and programming across ...

Leading International Content Distributor Looks To Make Block-Bursting Formats In Nigeria

Industry reports indicate that All3Media International is looking at the possibilities of local production of the popular formats: 'Undercover Boss' and 'The Cube' in Nigeria. The company is reportedly in dialogue with Nigeria’s EWA Media Productions in order to assess ...

South Africa: e.tv Takes Over Screening Of 'Days Of Our Lives' From SABC

The popular classic soap, Days of Our Lives, will now show on South Africa's e.tv from September 2017. The programme, which had been with the SABC for some time will now get a primetime slot of 5.30pm at e.tv. Industry ...

Nigeria: Internet Radio For Children Launched With A Focus On Edutainment

A new, web-based radio station targeted at children and young ones from year eight old and above has just been launched in Nigeria. Called 'Auntie Mo Kids Radio' it is the brainchild of Mr Rotimi Ogunjobi. The thrust of this ...

DStv Pulls Plug On 'Gay-Themed' Kids Content On Its Platform Across Africa

Multichoice Africa has confirmed it will stop the broadcas of children's programmes with "homosexual theme". It says the content will be removed from its DStv platforms across Africa with immediate effect. The affected programmes will include, but not limited to, ...

Namibia: State TV Station Gets Programmes Content From Japan

Content and TV programming from scores of television stations in Japan have been given to Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) free of charge. According to sources close to the Japanese Foreign Affairs department, the cost of paying for the rights of ...