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Content Distribution  |  Cameroon: Netflix Scores For English-Speaking Minority

Cameroon's booming film industry will reach another milestone this month, with the release of two additional films on Netflix. Following the release of Therapy and The Fisherman's Diary earlier this year, the number of Cameroonian movies available on the ...
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Content Streaming Services  |  Netflix Says It Believes In Quality Over Quantity For Africa

Netflix South Africa has consistently ranked as one of the top 10 countries globally for the most cost-effective Netflix subscription. A recent analysis from Comparitech shows that the online streaming platforms subscription in South Africa is at a good buy ...
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South Africa: Govt Proposes Content Regulations To Netflix

The South Africa government has proposed regulation of online content in a public hearing that took place 31 May 2021, with one of the worlds most popular content streaming platforms, Netflix. Restrictions have been reflected in a draft white paper ...

Black Film Writers Asked To Join Netflix's Screenwriters' Fellowship Programme

Netflix has sent out a call seeking applications from writers in minority groups. The writers of Black, Asian and other previously disadvantaged ethnic groups who have been underrepresented in the top tier tv and film industry will get an opportunity ...

Netflix To Adapt Phamotse's "The Blesser's Game" Into A Movie

According to media reports, Netflix has signed on South African self-published author and social activist Jackie Phamotse to adapt her debut novel called Bare: The Blesser's Games. The book is based on true-life stories of the phenomenon of blessers and ...

Netflix Receives 45 SAFTA Awards Nominations

Streaming services giant Netflix has confirmed receiving 45 SAFTA awards nominations during their first year of submitting their original films and series for entry into the awards. According to reports, popular Netflix Original Blood & Water has been nominated under ...

Kenya: New Digital Service Tax Taxes Netflix Users

According to media reports, earlier this year, a new Digital Service tax law was signed which has led to streaming service giant, Netflix, increasing its Premium Plan pricing. The increase does not come as a surprise as the implementation of ...

Netflix Shares Drops Following Decrease In Subscriber Growth

A newly release Netflix quarterly report, which revealed that the streaming service missed its forecast by millions of subscribers, has led to the plunging of its shares by 13%. In examining the first quarter of 2020, which was the strongest ...

Netflix's US$17 Billion 2021 Content Budget Revealed

In a newly released first-quarter financial results, streaming services entertainment giant, Netflix, has revealed its 2021 content budget, which is set to be a staggering US$17 billion, on par with its 2020 spend. The streaming giant noted in its shareholder ...

International: Netflix In Conjunction With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Reveal First Project

Together with Archewell Productions, Netflix has revealed their first documentary series called "Heart of Invictus". It is to be recalled that in September 2020, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, incapacity of the royal's production company Archewell Productions, signed a multi-year ...

South Africa: Netflix Partners With Govt. Agency To Showcase Tourist Locations

In partnership with Netflix, South African Tourism is exploring projects and critical source markets that will drive international arrivals to South Africa. The partnership aims to promote the must-visit sights through locally produced series. Since the content platform and production ...

Netflix Commissions Hit Film Happiness Is A Four-Letter Word Sequel

In 2016, Happiness is a Four-Letter Word, a story based on Nozizwe Cynthia Jele' novel about three friends who try and find their happiness while maintaining images of success and acceptability is South Africa, made its debut.   According to ...