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May 20, 2020  |  South Africa: Multichoice To Remove SABC Encore From EPG Listings For Good!

After five years running, the SABC Encore channel will be discarded from South Africa's DStv bouquet, effective the end of May 2020, Multichoice has announced! DStv South Africa has carried SABC Encore, a popular re-run channel that contains mostly 'old-ish' ...


May 19, 2020  |  CANAL+ and WarnerMedia Team Up To Launch Cartoon Network In Rwanda

The CANAL+ Group and WarnerMedia have announced that they will now be offering WarnerMedia channels such as TNT and Cartoon Network on the Les Bouquets CANAL+ in Rwanda, starting 19th May 2020. With an already substantial footprint across French-speaking Africa, ...


May 18, 2020  |  America’s CW Network Delays Start Of New Season, Impacting MultiChoice Channels In Africa - Reports

The CW Network in the United States that has postponed the September start of its series to 2021 due to COVID-19, directly impacting MultiChoice’s M-Net (DStv 101), 1Magic (DStv 103) and M-Net City (DStv 115) channels on DStv. America’s CW ...


May 18, 2020  |  StarTimes Adds Dunamis TV Channel To Its Offering

Dunamis TV, the official television channel of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, is now available on StarTimes across Africa. According to David Zhang, the CEO of StarTimes, TV viewers across Africa will from now enjoy Dunamis’ excellent religious programmes on the ...


BBC Africa Rolls Out 'The Breakdown' For Weekly COVID-19 Coverage Across The Continent

BBC Africa has rolled out The Breakdown as a weekly COVID-19 TV special which will provide a summary about the spread of the deadly coronavirus, targeted specifically for African viewers. The broadcaster will also continue to air the Africa Coronavirus Minute that is done ...

South Africa: Newzroom Afrika Sets The Pace With New Breakfast Show On DStv

This week Newzroom Afrika’s new breakfast show, AM Report, made its debut. Anchored by the popular journalist Michelle Craig – the newest member of the Newzroom Afrika team – alongside Ayanda Nyathi, with Benjamin Leshoro handling the sports desk. AM Report is a ...

StarTimes Adds Timeless Drama Channel And Gametoon To Its Offering

The African pay-TV operator StarTimes in partnership with SPI International have expanded their distribution agreement by including the Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) and Gametoon. The agreement is in addition to the distribution of Fashionbox and Filmbox Africa on StarTimes, and ...

South Africa: ‘Gomora’ Becomes Most-Watched Show On DStv – Uncrowning 'The Queen’ - Reports

Gomora has only been on South Africa’s screens for a month, and yet it has reportedly taken the world of entertainment by storm. From casting some of the country’s most well-known actors and also introducing the audience to new talent – ...

South Africa’s Top Drama Series 'Uzalo' Runs Out Of Episodes - Reports

South Africa’s most-watched drama series Uzalo on SABC1 has been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and will be going off the air for five weeks because the production company and the SABC have reportedly run out of episodes. The last new ...

South Africa: Film And TV Industry Back At Work Amid COVID-19 – Under Strict Rules

South Africa's film and TV sector got the approval to reopen, but as cameras start rolling, it won't be business as usual.  After the country's film and TV industry were frozen to a complete standstill for over five weeks during ...

DStv To Remove TV Mall Shopping Channel After Two-Year Run

MultiChoice has announced that its telesales experiment with TV Mall has come to an end and that the TV Mall channel that will be removed from DStv at the end of April after broadcasting for two years. MultiChoice added the ...

South Africa’s Popular TV Series Run Low On New Episodes Amid Lockdown - Reports

Two of South Africa’s most popular TV series, Uzalo and Isibaya are the first daily dramas in the country to run out of episodes due to the current national lockdown. SABC has confirmed that Uzalo, the number one TV show ...

DStv: SuperSport Channel To Add Daily Sports Films For 60 Days

With a lack of live sports action due to the global coronavirus pandemic MultiChoice and SuperSport have announced that they will now broadcast a sports film every day, starting from today, the 17th of April 2020 for the next two ...

Ghana Rolls Out Learning Channel On DStv And GOtv

MultiChoice Ghana Ltd has joined forces with the Ministry of Education (MoE), Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and the Ghana Education Service (GES) to support the rollout of the Ghana Learning TV channel on both the DStv and GOtv platforms from ...