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Activating African journalism with BBC's Komla Dumor Award
Activating African journalism with BBC's Komla Dumor Award

Find out how the BBC Komla Dumor Award impacts on its winners' careers...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Mar 2017

Content partnership between IrokoX, MTA Interactive
Content partnership between IrokoX, MTA Interactive

IrokoX signs exclusive partnership with MTA Interactive…

6 Feb 2017

ShowMax partners with Seacom in East Africa
ShowMax partners with Seacom in East Africa

Kenyans can now enjoy faster connections with less buffering as ShowMax partnered with Seacom...

26 Jan 2017

ShowMax partners with Seacom in East Africa
ShowMax partners with Seacom in East Africa

Kenyans can now enjoy faster connections with less buffering as ShowMax partnered with SEACOM, a data service provider and the first company to launch broadband...

25 Jan 2017

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Turner expands kids content to East Africa with Boing

Turner, the family entertainment channel, is pleased to announce the expansion of Boing Africa into new African territories...

12 Jan 2017

News portal telling Africa's story launches in Ghana
News portal telling Africa's story launches in Ghana

Readers can access a new Africa news portal via their mobile phones, tablets and desktops with 24/7 news services…

10 Jan 2017

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East Africa conference on burgeoning content industry

Broadcast, film and music professional meeting opens next week in Nairobi...

16 Nov 2016

Fahmida Miller
New Al Jazeera East Africa correspondent

Fahmida Miller has been appointed as one of Al Jazeera's East Africa correspondents, based in Nairobi...

27 Oct 2016

Andrew Patrick Luwandagga. Source: UBC TV
Ugandans mourn veteran TV journalist

Ugandans mourn veteran TV journalist, former USPA head Andrew Patrick Luwandagga...

24 Oct 2016

Samuel Majani
Ringier partners with Kenyan entertainment brand Ghafla

In partnership with Ringier, Ghafla will become a regional publisher aimed at providing content targeting the wider East African market...

19 Oct 2016

IrokoX editing teams
African multi-platform content network launched

Iroko plans to build a pan-African and diaspora influencer network for digital content creation, distribution and monetisation...

12 Sep 2016

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Angaza Boma bringing solar TVs to rural Kenya

Angaza Boma is rolling out solar television systems in rural Kenya...

By Tom Jackson 8 Sep 2016

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Web TV aims to boost youth interest in African farming

Agribusiness TV is an internet television station which aims to inspire youth interest in farming in Burkina Faso and further afield in Africa...

8 Sep 2016

'This is Africa' launches English and French content offering
'This is Africa' launches English and French content offering

This week, African news and content website, 'This is Africa', launches a brand new site, featuring content in both English and French...

11 Aug 2016

African Movie channel series arrives on Azam TV
African Movie channel series arrives on Azam TV

International Pay TV broadcaster, African Movie Channel, has launched its second channel, AMC Series, on Azam Pay TV's television platform...

4 Aug 2016

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Vodacom to expand video service in Africa

Vodacom plans to expand its video-on-demand (VOD) service, Video Play, to the African continent...

2 Aug 2016

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Explosion in smartphone video in Africa predicted

Tuluntulu says watching video on smartphones in Africa is becoming more affordable and African video content is set to increase...

27 Jul 2016

Pixabay
The power of long-form content in corporate social responsibility

You can't turn on a screen in 2016 without seeing an example of branded content or native advertising flit across your eyes...

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 18 Jul 2016

African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission established
African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission established

The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the rapid development of the African audiovisual and cinema industry...

23 Jun 2016

Kenyan journalist wins at Sanlam Awards
Kenyan journalist wins at Sanlam Awards

Kenya's Business Daily journalist, Allan Odhiambo, wins at Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism...

10 Jun 2016

License-free Chinese content for African broadcasters
License-free Chinese content for African broadcasters

BON Cloud debuts license-free content for African broadcasters seeking China-related stories...

31 May 2016

BBC World Service selects Lagos innovations for pilots
BBC World Service selects Lagos innovations for pilots

BBC Connected Studio and the BBC World Service have selected two teams from Lagos to pilot digital innovations...

By Tom Jackson 20 May 2016

Emojis take centre stage in TLC's new brand campaign
Emojis take centre stage in TLC's new brand campaign

TLC Entertainment has announced the launch of a new interactive Africa website and 360 brand campaign, including the use of emojis...

4 May 2016

Private media struggle against Africa's state-owned Goliaths
Private media struggle against Africa's state-owned Goliaths

Can the rise of private media in Africa scale back the dominance of state-owned media on the continent?

By Sulemana Braimah 3 May 2016

Cartoon Network launches new website, searches for new African talent
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...

18 Jan 2016

M-Net launches brand new Tanzanian focused channel
M-Net launches brand new Tanzanian focused channel

Bongo movie enthusiasts have something to smile about with the announcement of the launching of a brand new Tanzanian focused general entertainment channel MAISHA MAGIC BONGO on M-Net...

By Masembe Tambwe 5 Oct 2015

CA clears new digital broadcast players
CA clears new digital broadcast players

The Communication Authority of Kenya has started licensing of commercial Free-to Air Television services in the country, after digital migration which saw the switch off of analogue signals in February.

By Martin Mwita 14 Aug 2015

KTN News launches in the rest of East Africa
KTN News launches in the rest of East Africa

MultiChoice Africa is delighted to announce that KTN News channel is now available to all DSTV subscribers in the East African region.

By All Africa Staff Writer 11 Aug 2015

Standard Group to unveil a 24-hour TV news channel
Standard Group to unveil a 24-hour TV news channel

The Standard Group will unveil a new television station, the second one in its stable. The new station, KtnNews Channel, is a 24-hour station that will focus on delivering comprehensive, incisive news...

By Lilian Mutegi 13 Jul 2015

We won't return to analogue TV, says UCC
We won't return to analogue TV, says UCC

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) said it will not return to "analogue broadcasting" signal as court directed on Thursday...

By Frederic Musisi 7 Jul 2015

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