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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba - Part 1

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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Two TV stations ordered off the air in DRC

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo's government to close two privately owned news channels...

Rwanda gets CNBC Africa studio at new East African headquarters

On 4 February 2016, CNBC Africa officially opened its East African headquarters and studio in Kigali, Rwanda, just ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa taking place from 11-13 May 2016 in Kigali...

Nigeria's iROKO announces new funding for African content after Netflix arrival

Nigerian online television and film distribution service iROKO on Monday announced $19m worth of new deals, including with French giant Canal+, to boost operations and take-up across Africa...

Cartoon Network launches new website, searches for new African talent

In order to continue their search for the next generation of talent, Cartoon Network has announced a brand-new initiative - Cartoon Network Imagination Studios...

Companies 'Gear Up' for Netflix

The global video streaming website Netflix launched in Namibia last week, prompting MultiChoice to claim that it 'welcomes' the competition...

By Netumbo Nekomba

Netflix becomes 'global TV network' in 190 countries

LAS VEGAS, USA: Streaming pioneer Netflix said Wednesday it had significantly expanded its global footprint to 190 countries, making its Internet TV service available in 130 new markets including India -- but not China...

Digital television launch set for March

Zimbabwe is expected to launch its first digital television by March this year, and Government has urged television content producers to ensure the country has enough to broadcast when the industry is fully digitalised...

By Lloyd Gumbo

Economical metamorphisms: 2020

All over the world, mega organisation, institutions and government agencies are immersed in tackling the economical chaos. Unsolved mysteries must now be unraveled...

By Naseem Javed

Voting opens for Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards

Public voting has opened for the nominations in the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCAs), which were revealed late last week...

Ericsson report on changing media preferences in Kenya

Ericsson's ConsumerLab has published its first TV and Media report for Kenya, which indicates that TV ownership is 92%, including traditional TV and viewing on smartphones and tablets for short videos and clips...

Afrinolly launches app to combat piracy of African films

Afrinolly has launched MarketPlace, a pay per view, secured mobile platform for the distribution of Nollywood/African movies, short films, series and more to GSM users in Nigeria...

A reimagined Africa

Over the past decade VIMN Africa has transformed how the world sees Africa from images of hunger, poverty and war to a continent of vibrant colours, music, culture and talent...

By Danette Breitenbach

Fox Sports official broadcast partner of MLS in sub-Saharan Africa

FOX Sports is now the official broadcast partner of Major League Soccer (MLS) in the US, Mexico, South America and sub-Saharan Africa, among others...

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