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Infront Media secures Olympics TV rights in Africa

Infront Media seizes six-year Olympics TV rights agreement in sub-Saharan Africa...

19 Jun 2019

TAC Studios to co-produce four new TV series across Africa

The African Channel has partnered with Nigerian, Kenyan, South African and Egyptian production companies to produce four TV series in Africa...

12 Jun 2019

StarTimes to air Plus TV in Africa

Plus TV Africa, a 24-Hour news channel, will now broadcast across all of Africa via StarTimes platform...

6 Jun 2019

#FairnessFirst: A picture tells a thousand words, but should it?

People are never just a means to your journalistic end, especially when it comes to children. Their stories are our work, and when you work to add their authentic voices, it automatically changes the angle of the story for the better. But what about images of children in news articles? Media Monitoring Africa and the UCT Children's Institute media workshop on 22 May at the Doubletree Hilton...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Jun 2019

Nigcomsat launched new DTH TV platform in Nigeria

NigComSat, the African Communications Satellite has officially launched a new direct-to-home TV platform in Nigeria which is called, NextTV...

31 May 2019

Ivory Coast accelerates digital migration

Ivorian TV viewers will be able to watch 60 digital TV channels via SES's satellite at 22 degrees West...

29 May 2019

Marketing the African Cup of Nations in Nigeria

Hotsports Media Group wins unencrypted broadcast rights for African Cup of Nations in Nigeria

27 May 2019

New premium FTA content for Nigerian viewers

Nigeria launches new premium channels with custom content for viewers...

22 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2019

Senegal plans to cut analog signal in September 2019

The Senegalese authorities want to cut the signal of analog television...

9 May 2019

DStv and GOtv to offer pop-up channel for Ramadan in Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria will roll out a dedicated Ramadan pop-up channel for the spiritual needs of Muslim subscribers on DStv and GOtv during the Holy Month of Ramadan...

6 May 2019

DStv rolls out news channel Newzroom Afrika

NewzRoom Afrika is a 24-hour news channel is owned by media personalities Thabile Ngwato and Thokozani Nkosi...

3 May 2019

MuseAfrica block to be aired on Kwesé TV in Ghana

The MuseAfrica block, a 60 minutes of exclusive music content will be available on Kwesé TV (KFS) every weekday from 4pm to 5pm...

2 May 2019

Reporting on China in Africa is too binary

The accuracy of reporting on China's involvement in Africa can be "deeply misleading". What needs to be done to fix it...

By Yu-Shan Wu 30 Apr 2019

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