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May 12, 2021  |  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 ...


May 07, 2021  |  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 ...


May 05, 2021  |  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 ...


Apr 30, 2021  |  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 ...


My Octopus Teacher Scoops Another Global Win At The Oscars

Following its recent win for Best Documentary at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) and Producers Guild of America Awards, South Africa's My Octopus Teacher has added another award to its accolade. The documentary film ran for an Oscar statuette ...

Namibia: Multichoice Announces 2021 Channel Plans

Multichoice Namibia has revealed their channels plans for 2021. The company's Managing Director (MD), Roger Gertze, said that the pay-tv operator is more than just entertainment during the launch. Multichoice brings actual value for money to its customers and is ...

Programming: "Our Perfect Wedding" Returns To Mzansi Magic For A New Season

Our Perfect Wedding, a South African wedding television show that started back in 2011 on DStv's Mzansi Magic channel (DSTV 161)) will be returning for a new season in July 2021. Produced by Connect TV and hosted by Khanyisa Titus, ...

Zambia: Multichoice To Launch New Shows

A series of new shows will be premiering in April 2021 on Zambezi Magic. This news comes after an announcement was made by Multichoice Zambia. The Chief Customer Officer at Multichoice Zambia, Leah Kooma, has made a statement to emphasise ...

Global Award-Winning Nigerian Film Premieres In Cinemas In April

Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), a Nigerian film that looks at the pressures of everyday life in Nigeria and the desperate measures people take to survive, and the unrelenting desire to escape to a better life abroad, be premiering on ...

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 ...

BET Africa's First Original Series - Isono - Celebrates 100th Episode

BET Africa's first original daily drama, "Isono", celebrates its 100th Episode since its launch in September 2020. The original African suspense drama storyline ranges from love and betrayal to twists and turns, power, murder, crime, drug businesses and illegal adoption ...

Nigeria: Industry Group Insists On Pay-As-You-Go Billing System For Pay-TV

The Association of Telephone, Cable TV, and Internet Subscribers (ATCIS) is pursuing a call by subscribers to implement a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) billing system for cable television subscribers. During the World Consumer Rights Day in Port Harcourt earlier this week, the ...

South African Netflix Documentary “My Octopus Teacher” Nominated At Oscars

The 2020 Netflix original film directed by Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed has been nominated for this year’s Academy Award, Oscars, under the best documentary feature category. “My Octopus Teacher” is a South African Documentary that documents a year spent ...

SuperSport Announces "Open View" Weekend For All DSTV Subscribers

Multichoice has announced an open window weekend to all their DStv Compact Plus, Compact, Family, and Access packages customers to view numerous sporting events between Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th March 2021. The sporting events will include all popular games ...