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Local Content  |  Local Content Ruling The Roost As Streaming Platforms Boost African Productions

"It is a good time to be a content producer in Africa" - this is according to Joel Phiri of Known Associates Entertainment, the South Africa production company behind the show "uBettina Wethu", a local adaptation of the hit US ...
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Content Production  |  Content Production: UK's ITV 'This Morning' Show Comes To South Africa For A Cooking And Safari Segment

'This Morning', a popular morning show on ITV (a United Kingdom free to air broadcaster) will be launching a new segment, which would see the show do features on live cooking and safaris that would be sections in South Africa. ...
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The United Kingdom Offers Up US$713 Million For Film And TV Production

The United Kingdom government has announced that it is launching a scheme that will further boost its film and TV production sector with a funding pot valued to the tune of US$713 million.   According to the UK's culture secretary ...

Vox Africa Introduces New Travel Show

Vox Africa has rolled out a new travel show, My African Passport, hosted by the UK comedian Eddie Kadi. Eddie Kadi is a familiar face in the UK comedy scene. He is also the first black British comedian to perform ...

MultiChoice's Showmax To Launch Its First Local Travel-Comedy Show ‘Trippin’ With Skhumba’

The South African streaming service, Showmax has recently announced that its original show ‘Trippin’ With Skhumba’ is in production and will soon be available to subscribers. ‘Trippin’ With Skhumba’ is Showmax’s third original show after ‘The Girl from St Agnes’ ...

Netflix Invests In Original African Content

African subscribers of Netflix will be thrilled to learn that Netflix is about to deliver more local options of shows to enjoy. The global streaming giant has confirmed that it has decided to order original series from Africa next year ...

African Broadcasters Acquiring Quality Content Across Many Genres

Significant numbers of broadcasters across Africa are accepting the challenge of having to adapt quickly to their counterparts in more developed nations. This is evident through from the recent moves being made to provide relevant and appealing content like soaps, ...

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 ...