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
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
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
The newly established freedom of expression network, African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has deplored the current state of attacks, arrests, detentions, incarcerations and harassments meted out to journalists while on the job in many countries on the continent.
13 Feb 2014 14:43
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is protesting against the decision to ban the Somali Chanel television in Beletwein, Hiiraan in Central Somalia by the Hiiraan administration on Sunday, 26 January, 2014.
28 Jan 2014 08:04
The chairman of the Royal Media Services (RMS), Dr Samuel Makau Macharia, called plans to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting an affront to media freedom.
13 Jan 2014 13:32
The Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) secretariat, organiser of the second High-Level Meeting of the AEEP, invites young journalists to be part of, and contribute to, the conference, to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 12-13 February 2014.
7 Jan 2014 13:44
Professional services firm, Deloitte was a title sponsor of the inaugural World Retail Congress Africa, held last month in Sandton. I spoke to Ilse du Toit, a manager within the Strategy & Innovation practice at Deloitte Consulting.
By Danette Breitenbach 17 Dec 2013 08:48
As Kenya prepares to mark her Golden Jubilee on 12 December, we are still lagging behind in tackling some of the challenges we face as a country. Freedom of expression as stipulated in Article 34 of our Constitution is under threat. Corruption and cheap politics still reign supreme.
By Oscar Okwaro 9 Dec 2013 09:50
TechMtaa reports that StarTimes Media and Equity Bank have partnered to give the bank's customers access to soft loans to enable them to acquire approved digital television set-top boxes from StarTimes.
2 Dec 2013 10:35
Lauren Davis, writing on io9.com, reports that the pilot phase of a Kenyan TV series will be screening at the United States International University at the end of the month. The series focuses on the immigration hurdles of Africans to Europe. What if the reverse were to happen? (video)
20 Nov 2013 10:59
The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33
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