Monthly Archives: March 2018

Mzansi Magic brings new drama to South Africa

The local music industry is often a harsh, cutthroat world of lies, and heartbreak, where people go to extremes to make it. Ingoma, which airs on 9 April, follows the story of three aspiring artists from the Eastern Cape town of Alice: Sino (Anita Sibozo), Ezekiel (Ayanda Makayi) and Angel (Oros Mampofu). Lured to Cape Towns [...]

GameMine partners with Chop Up in Africa

GameMine, a US-based mobile game publisher, has announced it is partnering with African mobile game development company, Chop Up to distribute the companys African-themed mobile games worldwide, according to an article published on IT News Africa said. As GameMine continues to expand and refine our mobile game catalog, we are excited to be able to [...]

GauTV is making waves in the industry in South Africa

Gauteng’s very own television channel, GauTV, is making waves in the entertainment and TV industry. Officially launched in 2015, the channel is taking on a prime spot on the airwaves. The channels producers say that since its inception there has been a great demand for new, innovative and relevant content that has never been seen [...]

EbonyLife Ltd and Sony Pictures Television announce scripted television development deal

Three exciting new scripted TV projects including TV series based on the lives of the Dahomey Warriors EbonyLife Ltd, owners of Africas first Global Black TV Network and producers of premium, original content and Sony Pictures Television (SPT), today announced that they will co-develop three exciting new scripted TV projects with SPT set to distribute internationally. [...]

TV Africa brings famous judges on board for Bumper To Bumper

TV Africa’s first-ever dance reality show, Bumper To Bumper has named famous dance lecturer Terry Bright Fosu and renowned dancer Adjetey Sowah as lead and supporting judges respectively. Terry, permanent judge for the tv show, with his several years of experience and immense contribution to the development indigenous Ghanaian dance makes him the preferred choice [...]

Munki and Trunk show debuts on TV in South Africa

NickToons is bringing the first South African animation show to the channel over Easter, with the first episode flighted on Monday. For Nickelodeons NickToons Channel, it means their first local animation acquisition. Munki and Trunk is an animated show that has been two years in the making. It was brought to life by Sunrise Productions [...]

Sony Pictures renews OSN agreement in UAE

Dubai-based pay-TV operator OSN has renewed and extended its links with Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) for transmission rights over the MENA region. SPNs agreement sees its channels Sony Entertainment Television, Sony MAX, Sony MIX and Sony SAB TV extended to include OSNs south-Asian Pehla bouquet and now in HD. As part of the renewed [...]

Spotify announces advertising partners in South Africa

After a loud launch on March 13 in South Africa, Spotify has just announced its advertising partners in the rainbow nation. Thus, the brands Ballantine, FNB, Hunter’s, MINI and Pepsi-Cola, will be the first advertisers to benefit from the audience of Spotify who entrusted Ad Dynamo, the management of its advertising partnerships. “Spotify’s connection to [...]

GOtv Zambia granted DTT network license

The Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) has granted GOtv Zambia limited a private signal distributor network licence, authorising the company to install and operate a Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) network. The Regulator said the company has been in operation in Zambia since 2011 and has secured approximately 85% urban coverage. ZICTA manager for [...]