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Feb 28, 2020  |  StarTimes Rolls Out Six New Channels In Sub-Saharan Africa

The Pan-African pay-TV broadcaster StarTimes has added ESPN and ESPN 2 to its linear offering alongside four other entertainment channels that are owned by Disney. All six channels will be broadcast in English, Portuguese and French languages and will be ...


Feb 19, 2020  |  MultiChoice Renews Partnership With Viacom

MultiChoice and Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa) have announced the renewal of their distribution deal which focuses on the investment in local content and on delivering content that showcases the best of Africa’s talent and creativity. VIMN Africa’s ...


Feb 17, 2020  |  Disney Appoints Former BBC Exec To Head Euro And Africa Original Productions

Disney has welcomed the former BBC exec, Liam Keelan, in a new role heading original productions across Europe and Africa. Keelan, who resigned from BBC Studios’ scripted division last year, has now joined Disney in the new role of Vice ...


Feb 14, 2020  |  BBC Rolls Out Programmes On South Africa's Soweto TV

BBC Africa TV has rolled out programmes in South Africa on the popular free-to-air platform Soweto TV. The deal means that viewers of Soweto TV will now gain access to the BBC's global news show for Children produced by Angelina ...


DStv: Norman Munzhelele Takes Over As Acting Managing Director At TV News Channel eNCA

Jeremy Maggs has with immediate effect left his position as acting Editor-In-Chief at the TV news channel eNCA (DStv 403), saying that he is stepping down because of stress, a month and a half after the dismissal of news boss ...

Ghana: BBC Focus On Africa To Air On GHOne TV

BBC’s daily TV news programme, Focus on Africa, will air daily in the evening on GHOne TV. Viewers in Ghana can now enjoy the latest analysis and news from BBC journalists across Africa every weekday evening on GHOne TV at ...

Alex Okosi Leaves ViacomCBS To Head-Up YouTube Africa -Reports

Alex Okosi, the Africa boss of ViacomCBS, has jumped ship and moved to YouTube, according to reports. This move allegedly left ViacomCBS Networks International Africa (VCN Africa) in a top executive shuffle that has resulted in the promotions of Monde ...

DStv, GOtv To Premiere New Reality TV Show 'Ultimate Love' In February

Reality TV in Nigeria will hit a new level with the premiere of Ultimate Love, the latest reality TV show from MultiChoice, on February 9, on both DStv and GOtv. The reality series will follow the journey of single men ...

Ghana’s Citi TV Goes Live On DStv

The Accra-based Television Station, Citi TV, went live on DSTV, yesterday, January 16, a move that is likely to massively increase its viewership and allow the station to acquire a more extensive audience share. MultiChoice’s DSTV platform broadcasts in over ...

BBC’s ‘Focus On Africa’ Broadcasts On Ghana’s GHOne TV

Focus on Africa, BBC’s daily TV news programme for Africa will broadcast every weekday evening on GHOne TV. Viewers in Ghana can now watch the latest analysis and news from BBC journalists all across Africa every weekday evening on GHOne ...

South Africa: News Channel eNCA Switches To High Definition (HD)

The South African TV news channel eNCA (DStv 403) will today (13 January 2020) switch to a high definition (HD) feed, using a new curved LED video wall that it claims will be the biggest in-studio screen used by a ...

Africa Magic Launches New Reality Shows For 2020

Africa Magic has kicked off the New Year with a series of new reality shows. It recently announced that it would be introducing three new TV shows: ‘Dr Laser’, ‘Date My Family’, ‘Confessions’ and a new drama series - ‘Unmarried’. ...

StarTimes Kenya Adds Two New Documentary Channels

StarTimes Media in Kenya has added the Smithsonian and Love Nature documentary channels to its offering. Love Nature is a 24-hour wild and marine animals channel that has been made available to Basic and Classic bouquet customers on the terrestrial ...

GOtv Nigeria To Air WBF Heavyweight Match On ‘Boxing Night’ 20th Edition

GOtv Boxing Night 20 will be held on Saturday, December 28 and will see headlined by the World Boxing Federation (WBF) the Intercontinental heavyweight title match between the US-based Nigerian, Onoriode ‘Godzilla’ Ehwarieme, and the Argentinan Ariel ‘Chiquito’ Baracamonte. The ...