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Jul 23, 2021  |  Ghana: Film Association Tells Why It Restricts Sales Of Films To TV Stations

James Aboagye, President of the Film Producers' Association of Ghana (FIPAG), says his organisation and other stakeholders in the film industry have no plans to stop TV stations from broadcasting Ghanaian content. However, according to him, the May directive to ...


Jul 14, 2021  |  'Zour Bladek': A Television Program Urges Moroccans To Explore Their Homeland

The Moroccan National Office of Tourism (ONMT) announced the launch of a new television program dubbed "Zour Bladek" ("Visit Your Country"), which aims to encourage Moroccans to visit different cities across the country. The Agafay desert was the show's focus, ...


Jul 13, 2021  |  "Thuthuka" A Content Co-Development Fund Launched By South Africa And The Netherlands

The Netherlands and South Africa have established a new content co-development fund, on July 10, in Cannes. It is to be recalled that back in 2015, the two counties inked a co-production agreement and wanted to build on it by ...


Jul 12, 2021  |  South Africa: SABC Cancels "LIVE AMP" Show After A Generation

The South African Broadcasting Corporation has announced that the long-running music show LIVE Amp on SABC1 will be cancelled after the 25th season, which commenced on Friday, July 9th. The once-trendsetting show, produced by Urban Brew Studios, saw its ratings ...


'Dithunya Tsa Rona' - The Docudrama That Aims To Battle Child Abuse In Botswana

In partnership with other stakeholders, Stepping Stones International (Botswana) (SSI) released Dithunya Tsa Rona, a docudrama film aimed at sensitising parents and assisting them in grooming children while safeguarding them from abuse.  The documentary was released on June 16 to ...

'Love Island Nigeria' Will Be First Of Its Kind - According To Promoters

Love Island Nigeria is the first version with an all-black cast of 20 people attempting to couple up while staying together in a Love Island villa to win the prize money or avoid being dumped. It follows the recent Love ...

South Africa's Triggerfish Wins 2021 Mifa Animation Industry Award

Triggerfish, a South African animation studio, has won the Mifa Animation Industry Award at the Annecy International Animation Festival. Christopher Meledandri, founder of Illumination (Despicable Me); Peter Lord and David Sproxton, co-founders of Aardman (Wallace & Grommet); Marc Bonny, creator ...

Newzroom Afrika Partners With Regional TV Stations In South Africa

South Africa's Newzroom Afrika partners with two regional television stations, 1KZN TV and Mpuma Kapa TV. In return, the station will receive exclusive programming and regional news services from the channels. MultiChoice supports the idea as it will provide the ...

South Africa: Stop Pay-TV From 'Airing Our Channels For Free' - SABC Tells Regulator

According to BMA's media sources, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is taking on ICASA, seeking to stop subscription-driven broadcasting services from carrying the public broadcasters three free-to-air television channels, namely SABC 1, SABC 2  and SABC 3. The former ...

Content: Emerging Markets Offered Avenues To Release Video And Films

Digitisation of films, videos, and audiovisual content quickly has changed the rules and highlighted the entertainment industry as a driver of economic activity in emerging markets like Nigeria, with over a million people directly or indirectly working for the second-highest ...

Kenya: SuperSport Debuts 'Rising Champions' Docuseries

Multichoice Kenya has announced the release of a docuseries called 'Rising Champions', which will explore East African athletes, their success, and the secret science behind the consistency in producing competitively strong sportsmen from the region. The series has been divided ...

Programmes: SABC2 Cancels Lifestyle Magazine Show After 23

Twenty-three years and twenty-eight seasons later, a "tribute season" of long-running SABC2's Afrikaans lifestyle magazine show has been confirmed. The show Pasella will, according to media reports, be taken off air as of January 2022. The show's axing is part ...

South Africa’s ‘Two Hues’ Short Film Scores Third Award On The Global Stage

Following its Best Director win at the North Europe International Film Festival during the previous month, ‘Two Hues’ has been awarded another global accolade of Best Women Empowerment Film at the Berlin Short Film Festival. Shot in Cape Town, the ...

Zimbabwe: Govt Partners With UNICEF To Broadcast School Lessons

The Zimbabwean Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Mr Taungana Ndoro, has announced the introduction of TV programming aimed at enhancing amalgamated learning strategies. The learning strategy, which launched earlier this week, is set to target pupils in Grade 3 ...