Monthly Archives: March 2018

Egypt to launch new TV Channel covering African Affairs

The Secretary-Genral of the SCM (Supreme Council of Media Regulation), Ahmed Selim stated on Monday that Arab and African media professionals will participate in building up a new TV Channel dedicated to convering African Affairs. Selim added that the council will broadcast the new channel to enhance Egypts media influence worldwide. He participated together with [...]

Kwese TV pulled out 6 channels from subscription service

Satellite and broadcasting network Kwese TV announced the removal of 6 channels from its subscription service since Monday the 12th of March. According to Kwese TV, the change is to enable it to streamline its services. The Channels which are being removed are Kwesé Movies 1, 2 and 3, Kwesé Family, Kwesé Know and Kwesé [...]

Open View to broadcast Kwese Free Sports in South Africa

Open View, the South African provider of free-to-air satellite channels, has announced that it has reached an agreement with Econet to add Kwese Free Sports to its catalog. From now on, the channel will be available in clear on Open View platforms to expand the company’s sports content offering. “Sport is one of the most [...]

StarTimes well poised for the digital advertising revolution in Africa

Michael Dearham Group Senior Consultant at StarTimes shed some light on the digital advertising in Africa, and the way StarTimes has braced itself for it. The rapid evolution of Ads becoming organic with data at the core compels us to improve our capacity in fields of data science the Senior consultant commented about the companys [...]

Al Wataniya threatens to stop covering the national championship in Tunisia

In Tunisia, the public television channel Al Wataniya has threatened to no longer cover the national championship football first division. The TV station’s leaders demand that their journalists be protected from the violence that has become commonplace in Tunisian stadiums. Yesterday, in a match between Etoile Sportive du Sahel (ESS) and Club Africain, the ESS [...]

Spotify will launch its activities in the South Africa today

Spotify will begin to provide today, its services on the South African territory. The information was revealed by email to South African media memburn and taken up by many information sites of the Rainbow Nation. This launch comes to end years of Spotify’s teasing towards the South African population. In 2014, an agreement between Spotify [...]

Azam TV to launch in Zimbabwe

The Tanzanian Bakhresa Group of Companies is bringing Azam TV to Zimbabwe. The Bakhresa Group of Companies is owned and chaired by one of the wealthiest Tanzanians: Said Salim Bakhresa. The group of companies has dabbled their trade in food products, road transport services, and media among other things. Azam TV started broadcasting in 2013 and right [...]

Israel to broadcast World Cup Russia 2018 in Arabic

The Israeli Broadcasting Authority obtained the rights to broadcast the 2018 World Cup in Russia for the first time in exchange for a 6.3 million payment. The ministry noted that Arabic language-speaking commentators will introduce the matches on the Israeli TV channel Makan. Football fans in Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, West Bank will see the matches [...]

AL JAZEERA provides the ideal advertising platform for african brands looking to grow globally

Samir Ibrahim Director of Commercial Global Brand & Communications Division Al Jazeera Media Network How is Al Jazeera positioning itself on the African continent? What are your main activities? Al Jazeera is a Global News and Information Network, which strives to cover the under reported world with rich heritage and human stories. We continue to [...]