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DW launches a YouTube channel aimed at the youth

Deutsche Welle has launched a weekly YouTube show to engage the youth on the African continent on issues facing them in Africa...

14 hours ago

ZEE5 to strengthen its presence in Africa, Middle East and Asia

ZEE5, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd's digital entertainment platform announced a key strategic alliance with Zeasn, one of the leading home digital entertainment service providers...

4 Jan 2019

4 trends shaping the future of TV and entertainment

Jacques Bentley from Skyworth highlights four global industry trends that are making waves and are expected to gain even more momentum in 2019...

By Jacques Bentley 31 Dec 2018

Viacom to expand its distribution across Africa and Europe

Viacom International Media Networks is once again expanding its distribution across Europe and Africa...

14 Dec 2018

Hundreds of jailed journalists the new norm, CPJ census finds

Turkey, China, and Egypt are responsible for jailing more than half of all journalists detained worldwide...

13 Dec 2018

Kwesé to offer gadgets for internet TV connection clients

Pay TV provider Kwesé has delivered converter boxes that offer customers with traditional television sets a connection to the internet...

10 Dec 2018

Netflix is extending its library of original African content

African subscribers of Netflix will soon be able to watch local shows. The global streaming giant has planned to add original series from Africa next year to its ever-growing roster...

4 Dec 2018

Snapchat expands MENA video library

Broadcasters are working on popular series for Snapchat's Discover page, with 32 shows across entertainment, sport and food...

4 Dec 2018

Kwesé TV broadcasting licence bid big on sports, short on news

Kwesé TV is hoping to enter the local free-to-air market in South Africa...

29 Nov 2018

HDTV demand rises in Sub-Saharan Africa

The need for HD is rising in Sub-Saharan Africa with a growing demand for HD content specifically in Pay-TV...

26 Nov 2018

Study sheds light on scourge of "fake" news in Africa

African audiences have low levels of trust in the media, experience a high degree of exposure to misinformation, and contribute - often knowingly - to its spread...

By Herman Wasserman & Dani Madri-Morales 26 Nov 2018

#AfricaCom: 'Don't die with your idea'

The Africa Video Forum at #AfricaCom 2018, this year grappled with funding models for original content on the continent and the disruption that mobile brings...

By Louise Marsland 23 Nov 2018

MTV Base is Video Entertainment Brand of The Year at PromaxBDA

MTV Base announced as Video Entertainment Brand Of The Year, wins five golds at PromaxBDA Africa Awards...

21 Nov 2018

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