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Feb 16, 2018  |  Kenya's A24Media Wants To Create A US 1Millon Dollars Fund For Media Innovation.

Kenya-based A24Media has stated that it is looking to set up a "Media Technology Investment Fund" of  US 1 Million Dollars. According to Mr Asif Sheikh, co-Founder of A24Media, the fund will support the need for innovation around technology development ...


Feb 13, 2018  |  Multichoice Puts Out Request For Bids For A 24-Hour CNN-Style News Channel

Multichoice South Africa is said to be announcing a request for bidders to launch a 24-hour news channel on the DStv platform. According to a report from South Africa's Techcentral, Multichoice is keen to see how many bids it receives, ...


Feb 08, 2018  |  Nigeria: COSON Unhappy With Copyright Infringement Case Won By MCSN

With barely a week since a Nigerian Court awarded the sum of US 17Million Dollars to Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria, MCSN as special damages for copyright infringement against Multichoice Nigeria, COSON has stated its disagreement with the judgement. According ...


Feb 06, 2018  |  Nigeria: Linda Ikeji To Launch Lifestyle And Entertainment Channel On DStv

Linda Ikeji, the acclaimed Nigerian entertainment and lifestyle blogger, is set to launch an entertainment and lifestyle channel on DStv and online streaming platforms. According to sources close to the 37-year-old blogger, Ms Ikeji has been working assiduously to line ...


South Africa: MultiChoice To Ditch ANN7; Plans For A New 24-Hour News Channel

Multichoice South Africa has announced that from the 1st of September 2018, it will no longer carry the 24-hour news channel ANN7. The Gupta Family owns the channel. A statement from Mr Calvo Mawela, the CEO of MultiChoice South Africa ...

Hisense Aims To Deliver FIFA World Cup Games Via TV Apps In South Africa

Hisense, a manufacturer of TV and technology equipment, is reported to have approached DStv and Cell C in South Africa with a bid that would allow it distribute and provide coverage of the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia to ...

Nigeria: Is New Entrant PayTV Company "TSTV" Up To Its Billing?

TSTV, the recently launched satellite-based Pay TV company in Nigeria, has been called out of "failing to deliver" what it has promised its customers. According to a section of the Nigerian industry press, the company - which was initially docked ...

Zimbabwe: Religious Channel "Yadah TV" Goes On DStv Platform

Multichoice in Zimbabwe has announced that it is adding the Harare-based religious channel to it TV bouquet to be available on channel 281. Yadah TV was established and is run by Prophet Walter Magaya who has a projected congregation of ...

Nigeria: Channels TV Enters Into Content Co-Production With The BBC

Channels TV, Nigeria's foremost private TV station is said to be working with the BBC to co-produce a half-hour, weekly magazine show. According to reports, the live show - produced from Channels TV studios in Lagos, Nigeria - is an ...

SABC's Programmes 'Uzalo' And 'Generations' Are The Most-Watched In South Africa - BRCSA

Viewing figures just released by South Africa's Broadcast Research Council (BRCSA) revealed that SABC's "Uzalo" And "Generations: The Legacy" were the most-watched TV programmes in South Africa. According to BRCSA's television audience measurements report of December 2017, "Uzalo" had 9,151,710 ...

Case Closed: Justice Served To Debut On e.tv South Africa

e.tv, a leading free-to-air television station in South Africa has confirmed it will air the locally produced "crime and justice" television series, Case Closed: Justice Served. The 13-episode show, which provides insight on how local crimes are investigated and solved ...

Trace TV Embroiled In Pay-Before-Listing Issues - Denies Allegations

Trace is one of Africa's online music and entertainment platform. According to the company, its channels such as Trace Naija, Trace Mziki, Trace Urban, Trace Africa and Trace Toca - on aggregate - are the number one regarding views across ...

Nigeria: StarTimes Promises Compelling Entertainment After Adding "Love World Plus" Channel

StarTimes Nigeria, one of the country's Pay TV giant, has promised to work assiduously to provide compelling entertainment and TV services to its customers in Nigeria. As a testament to this, the digital pay-TV company added a new channel called ...

Kwese TV Flourishes In Zimbabwe; Has 77 Channels, To Get 100 Soon!

Kwese TV has declared it is doing well in Zimbabwe. Its pay-TV platform now has more than 77 channels, some which are free-to-view; and it is on course to reach the 100-channel mark by the end of March 2018. Responding ...