Category Archives: News AFRICA

Turner Africa chooses Greenworld Communications in Nigeria for newly launched channels

Turner Africa is thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership with Greenworld Communications in Nigeria. This partnership will offer Greenworlds clients access to advertising solutions on some of its iconic, high-quality channels operating across the continent: newly launched TNT, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. We are extremely excited to work with Turner Africa and its prestigious [...]

Global Citizen Festival organisation collaborates with DStv, SABC and MTV International for Mandela 100 concert

On Sunday, 2 December 2018, the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 concert will be held at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. The festival will aid to alleviate extreme poverty and the free-ticketed event will showcase the likes of Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Sho Madjozi and Cassper Nyovest performing on stage. Recently, the Global [...]

Multichoice rolls out E.Africa talents academy in Nigeria

MultiChoice has recently launched in Lagos alongside its partners, stakeholders, dignitaries and industry professionals, the long awaited ceremony for E.Africa talents academy. A 12-month training programme at the academy which will begin as from this month and will allow 20 candidates to develop their talents, get in touch with industry professionals to acquire theoretical knowledge, [...]

Canal Plus Sport to beam Boxing Gala “JAB & VIBES” live in Senegal

Vivendi Sports is pushing its pawns in Africa. After a cycling race homologated by the Union Cycliste Internationale in Cameroon, the entity of the Group in charge of the conception and the realization of sporting events organizes the World Championship IBO (International Boxing Organization) of light weights, in collaboration with Malamine Koné Event, at the [...]

SPI introduces new Turkish TV series channel in SA

SPI/FilmBox is extending its worldwide TV channel portfolio with the Timeless Drama Channel featuring Turkish TV series such as Kurt Seyit and Sura, The Uncle in Black, 20 Minutes, The End and more. Timeless Drama Channel will beam in HD and is now available for distribution in DTH platforms, cable networks, mobile and Smart TV as well [...]

Al-Madar rolls out 4G services in Northern Libya

Libya’s state-owned mobile phone operator Al-Madar introduced the first 4G services in the North of Libya, a rare investment in a country hit by years of political instability and violence. The 4G services which is 10 times faster than the previous 3G Internet was rolled out at Al-Madars headquarters in Tripoli. The Chairman of Al-Madar [...]

Open News set to shake up television news

eMedia Investments will launch Open News, on Thursday, 1 November 2018. The channel will be available exclusively on Openview every evening from 5PM to 11PM, bolstering the free-to-air satellite platforms current news offering. Open News will keep news viewers informed and entertained with a fast-paced overview of the top local and international news stories. Through [...]

NetOne negotiates with Telkom for a possible joint venture in Zimbabwe

NetOne, the state-owned mobile operator has begun negotiations with South African telecom operator Telkom to form a new joint venture in Zimbabwe. NetOne is among the 35 state-owned enterprises that the government has decided to privatize to raise funds to strengthen the state’s finances and finance its Transition Stabilization Program (TSP). Zimbabwes treasury is extending [...]

Etisalat to roll out 5G devices by first-half of 2019

Etisalat has launched live download speed comparison between 4G and 5G live networks allowing visitors the opportunity to experience the download time difference between the two technologies by downloading a 4K HD movie/video using 4G and 5G at the same time during GITEX Technology Week which is taking place at Dubai World Trade Center. The [...]