Author Archives: Yuveshen Darmalingum

Seacom collaborates with Vodacom to extend its reach across Africa

Telecoms company Seacom and Vodacom Business Africa are collaborating to roll out the next chapter of both companies African network connectivity projects. Since the introduction of its business division, Seacom has considerably grown its customer and partnership base and the latest collaboration confirms that it can sustain customer and partner demands beyond existing markets and [...]

Gorse & Co to distribute Melody and Melody music channels in Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa, Gorse & Co will be distributing Melody and Melody music channels in Africa. The French company Nicolas Gorse has inked a distribution deal with Groupe Secom, which owns the two channels.  Melody, a French and international musical channel launched in 2001, is already present in the bouquet of Canal + Africa since a [...]

Airtel Africa partners with Ecobank Group to improve mobile money services

Airtel Africa a global telecommunications services provider with operations in 14 countries across Africa, and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) (Ecobank.com), the parent company of Ecobank the leading pan-African banking group operating in 33 countries, have inked a deal which will allows millions of Airtel Money and Ecobank customers across Africa to facilitate their access to mobile [...]

Football 360 moves to Joy Prime with new host Fiifi Anaman

The journalist Fiifi Anaman will be the new host of Football 360 as the show moves from Kwese TV to Joy Prime since Sunday October 20. Fiifi Anaman is a sports writer and broadcaster who has been collaborating with SuperSport, BBC, ESPN, Telegraph, Goal.com and Business Insider. Anaman will leave his role as the anchor [...]

Zain rolls out VOD subscription service in Kuwait

Zain, the Kuwait-based digital service provider, has introduced a subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in its home market, with plans to extend its service in other countries in which it operates. PlayVOD is a service developed in partnership with Digital Virgo, a France-based specialist in telecom payments, monetization and digital marketing. The new offer [...]

Nigerian animated film ‘Malika: Warrior Queen’’ is now available on YouTube

The Nigerian animated film produced by Anthill Studios and YouNeek Studios, Malika: Warrior Queen is now available on YouTube. The animated film is a historical imaginary epic delivered in an African setting, written and directed by Roye Okupe. The film debuted at the Lagos Comic-Con last month and will be available at the African International [...]

KBC and China’s National Radio and Television Administration ink deal to broadcast Chinese TV series in Kenya

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) has inked a partnership deal with Chinas National Radio and Television Administration to air a Chinese TV drama series, Feather Flies to the Sky, in Kenya. This will promote cultural exchanges. Under the new collaboration, KBC will air 55 episodes of the TV series on KBC Channel 1. This series is [...]

Wizkid plans to roll out music streaming app

Nigerian artist Wizkid has recently announced he would soon roll out a new music streaming app. The Afrobeats sensation will collaborate with Nigeria-based United Bank for Africa on the new venture. Wizkid, stated, My team and I, weve been working so hard. I have this new streaming app that Im about to launch right now, in collaboration with United Bank for [...]