Canal + focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa

The French group Canal + will now invest in sub-Saharan Africa and more specifically, French-speaking Africa...

18 hours ago

Africa's most popular video streaming sites

The number of video streaming platforms active in Africa has exploded over the past few years as the continent responded to the global shift from linear TV to on-demand viewing...

2 days ago

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...

2 days 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

Snapchat inks deal with 20 local media brands in MENA

Social media company Snapchat has inked new deals with 20 local media brands to publish its daily stories and shows in a content channel known as Discover...

6 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

Fox launches TV streaming service in MENA

Fox Networks is launching a new TV streaming service in the Middle East and North Africa...

28 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

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