Delegates at a two-day media forum on hate speech in Kigali late last week have launched a continental campaign against hate speech to put media houses at the centre of fighting the vice and promoting peace.
By Eugene Kwibuka 23 Apr 2014 07:38
The sports TV segment in Africa is largely under-developed despite several paradoxes; the fact that Africa holds, 1) a very strong sports audience, especially for football games; 2) a large number of TV channels and radio stations; 3) a pool of talented African sports players active in international games.
22 Apr 2014 09:43
Wananchi's pay-TV provider, Zuku, has expanded its subscription satellite bouquet in Uganda by adding Bukedde 1 and TV West to its platform as a part of its ongoing efforts to broaden its consumer offering.
By Abdirizaq Hussein 14 Apr 2014 10:01
In an aim to expand the reach of its digital terrestrial television (DTT) offering in sub-Saharan Africa, MultiChoice will expand its C-band capacity on Intelsat 904 at 60º East to distribute content to its terrestrial towers for DTT services.
10 Apr 2014 11:44
Joining 15 other World Fellows selected this year from thousands of applicants across the globe, Biola Alabi, until recently the Africa managing director of M-Net, has been named a 2014 Yale World Fellow.
9 Apr 2014 14:28
The new Al Jazeera documentary series, Lifelines: The Quest for Global Health, is filmed by an award-winning South African team in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Malawi, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. (video)
9 Apr 2014 08:04
Launch Factory has announced the launch of the fourth season of the award-winning television show, Healthline, in Ghana. The 13-part TV series responds to the need for credible and reliable health information for the Ghanaian population.
Issued by Launch Factory 1 Apr 2014 14:44
Today, 28 March 2014, 'African Start-Up' on CNN International will air a 30-minute special that will showcase innovative SME entrepreneurs from South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Rwanda.
28 Mar 2014 08:00
Zuku TV is inviting submissions for feature-length Swahili films for broadcast on Zuku Swahili Movies, described as 'a premium movie channel tailor made for all audiences within the East African region'.
28 Mar 2014 07:38
Prominent presenters from multiple news organisations have highlighted the importance of journalism by uniting to create a 40-second film which ends with a collage of photos of journalists muted as part of the FreeAJStaff campaign.
27 Mar 2014 07:50
African journalists are encouraged to apply for a scholarship, offered by Global Integrity, to attend the international investigative journalism conference Holding Power to Account.
18 Mar 2014 14:18
Analogue television sets could reportedly soon be phased out as the 17 June 2015 deadline for migration to digital broadcasting approaches.
17 Mar 2014 13:19
SatLink Communications has been appointed by the Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (ERTA) for the global distribution of its government-owned ETV news channel.
13 Mar 2014 08:49
According to a survey conducted by Ipsos, nearly all Kenya's Nairobi-based television owners are aware of the digital migration but the majority does not feel the urgency to purchase set top boxes.
12 Mar 2014 11:05
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