SES to distribute TV content across West Africa

SES announced that Canal Holdings, a media production company based in Benin, has signed a multi-year contract to distribute Canal 3 TV channels across West Africa. Under the agreement, SES will be providing broadcast capacity to deliver a Canal 3 pay TV channels bouquet in Hausa, Savanna, Wolof...

19 Nov 2015

Journalists, activists face mounting harassment in Burundi

BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI: As tensions mount in the central African nation of Burundi ahead of presidential elections, journalists and activists say they are paying an increasingly heavy price as standard bearers for free speech, reports BD Live. Civil rights in the small Great Lakes nation, they say,...

27 Mar 2015

DStv Ad Sales to host mini expo in Nigeria
DStv Ad Sales to host mini expo in Nigeria

DStv Ad Sales plans to host an exclusive mini expo for their clients in Nigeria on 1 February 2011 at the Sheraton Hotel in Lagos to showcase the various DStv channels, plus the commercial TV offerings available across the bouquet. DStv Ad Sales sells airtime on 30 Pay TV commercial channels across...

24 Jan 2011

Senegal to host 2011 PAMRO Meeting, All Africa Media Research Conference
Senegal to host 2011 PAMRO Meeting, All Africa Media Research Conference

The 13th PAMRO Meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference will take place from 21-24 August 2011 in the Francophone country of Senegal. The cost for the conference will be approximately R3300 excluding air travel and accommodation. For more information, go to

16 Nov 2010

New sales exec for DStv Ad Sales Nigeria
New sales exec for DStv Ad Sales Nigeria

Esther Odoh has been appointed sales executive at DStv Ad Sales Nigeria. Odoh was formerly at Optima Sports Management International before joining the DStv Ad Sales team. Says Odoh: "I look forward to sharing the wealth of knowledge and experiences gained, especially those from the media industry."...

2 Sep 2010

Loeries: 5% discount for early bird entrants
Loeries: 5% discount for early bird entrants

The early bird deadline for entries into The 2010 Loerie Awards is 16 April 2010. Entries before this date will receive a 5% discount. The Loeries is open to work conceived and produced anywhere in Africa and the Middle East, including island states off the African coast like the Seychelles or...

8 Apr 2010

Women photojournalists called to enter international competition

Since 2000, the Association des Femmes Journalistes and Canon France, in partnership with the international Visa pour l'Image festival, and with the support of Figaro magazine, have awarded an annual prize for women photojournalists. Women photojournalists worldwide are welcome to enter the...

12 Mar 2010

Pan-African Big Brother

M-Net is planning to launch a Pan-African Big Brother and a Big Brother Nigeria with housemates from several African countries. Carl Fischer, CE of Magicworks, the production arm of M-Net, says that the final decision on the shows will be made in the next two months, but that the plan is to flight...

21 Jan 2008

Comedian to host Spirit of Africa Music Video Awards

Channel O has announced that comedian David Kau will host the Channel O Spirit of Africa Music Video Awards, to be held at Gallagher Estate in Midrand on Sunday, 15 October 2006. Kau will be assisted by the Channel O VJs who will be presenting the different awards in the 19 categories. Guest...

3 Oct 2006

Putting youth under the lens

MTV base has revealed the final lineup for MTV base Uncensored, its new 16-week TV series which aims to get young Africans talking candidly about love, sex and emotions. Joining previously announced Sizwe Dhlomo will be Nigerian 'roving reporter' Karima Onitiri and South African kwaito star and...

11 May 2006

TV Africa to showcase Africa's world cup campaign

TVAfrica has secured the sole rights to broadcast the 2002 Soccer World Cup Finals to sub-Saharan Africa, ensuring the best coverage of the continent's five representatives in the global extravaganza. The giants of African broadcasting will be there from the kick-off on Friday, May 31 through to...

15 Apr 2002

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