Category Archives: TV channels / Content

BBC News Africa to launch new programme ‘Smart Money’

Smart Money is an exclusive half-hour weekly programme available next week across the continent. The show will give viewers an extensive look at current money and business concerns across Africa, also realistic and inspirational financial information from African entrepreneurs. The programme will give the opportunity to a team of expert presenters to bring a variety of stories,  which is [...]

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 [...]

Kwesé partners with Kalakoda Boxing to beam the Friday Fight Nights Series in Nigeria

Kwesé collaborates with Kalakoda Boxing Promotions to bring the Friday Fight Nights series dubbed, Chaos in Lagos, to Nigeria on October 26. The much-anticipated rematch between Chomunorwa Sting Gondarenda and Tony Sugar Salam for Gondarendas WBF Africa Cruiserweight title will take place at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Chaos in Lagos. With Kwesés [...]

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 [...]

4KUNIVERSE channel to roll out across EMEA

4KUNIVERSE, a 4K, high dynamic range (HDR) general entertainment channel, will soon be available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa after bagging a deal with Eutelsat. The channel will be introduced on Eutelsats Hotbird video neighbourhood on November 1 and will be reaching cable and IPTV networks. 4KUNIVERSE will beam original TV series, movies, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

BBC Lifestyle unveiled brand new look in South Africa

During the bi-annual Upfront event of BBC Studios in Johannesburg, BBC Lifestyle showcased its brand-new look. The lifestyle channel on DStv has a stylish and in vogue new look highlighting a fresh set of designs and objects around the channels ambition and engaging lifestyle content. As from 20th November, the brand makeover will launch new [...]