Category Archives: TV channels / Content

iflix seals deal with LEGO for content in Middle-East and Africa

iflix announces that it has entered into a major two-year distribution agreement with LEGO Systems (LEGO) to add a wide range of the most popular LEGO series to iflixs extensive library of award-winning titles. iflix will offer its subscribers across the Middle East and Africa unlimited access to both stream and download an incredible selection [...]

Fox Networks Group Africa enters new content agreement with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution

Fox Networks Group (FNG) in Africa and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution have announced a new agreement for exclusive premieres and acclaimed series on FOX in Africa. The highly anticipated new series set to premiere on the channel include TheResident, The Gifted, Ghosted, American Dad and Family Guy.    The timing of the conclusion of this deal could not have been more perfect, having just [...]

Revamped programming and rebranding for TV Africa

Ideal Groupe, a major shareholder in TV Africa, rolled out a big re-branding campaign to re-position the station following 13 years of operations under the old management.  The on-air programming was given the refresh treatment as well now seeks to give a new look and feel that will give viewers the best experience with new [...]

DStv’s Zambezi Magic channel to premiere Zim film

A Zimbabwean film commissioned by DStv’s Zambezi Magic channel that will premiere on the channel on Valentine’s Day, further enhancing the country producing industry. Love Is Not Enough is an emotional drama that is aimed at mature audiences and will have its debut on Zambezi Magic (DStv Channel 160) at 9pm on Wednesday February 14. [...]

New Channel Racing World to be launched in Africa

Kiron Interactive, Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Limited partnered up to launch a fixed-odds betting channel to broadcast top-class live British, Irish and South African horseracing and virtual racing in betting shops throughout Africa. The new satellite channel, named Racing World, will offer fixed odds betting on British and Irish racing (Jumps and Flat), South African [...]

WION from ZEE Media to launch in UAE

Zee Media Corporations English news channel World Is One News (WION) has launched on Etisalat in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. Viewers in these countries can also watch WION on Du & Ooredoo. The news channels Middle East debut comes on the heels of its launch in seven African countries: Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, [...]

Kwesé TV to broadcast Live Winter Olympics

The digital pay TV company, Kwesé TV, is bringing the Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018, live to its audiences from 9th 25th February 2018. Kwesé TV signed a multi-year deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the broadcast of the Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018, the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Winter [...]

Linda Ikeji to launch a new channel on DStv

After blogging for 11 years as Africas number one, 37-year-old and still single billionaire, Linda Ikeji, is set to take over the TV space with the launch of an entertainment and lifestyle channel on DSTV and online. Linda Ikeji, who made her fortunes from blogging, is currently putting lots of cable channel owners in fear [...]

L’Obs TV joined by Africanews in Senegal

Available in 38 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and already broadcast in Senegal on Canal+ offer, Africanews is reinforcing its presence in the land of Teranga, thanks to the partnership with the new media outlet L’Obs TV, a Futurs Médias Group entity, created by Youssou N’DOUR. Africanews was launched in 2016, stands out as the first [...]

DStv adds new channel Moja Love to its bouquet

The news about Moja Love channel joining DStv bouquet fell shortly after MultiChoice announced they will no longer offer ANN7 on any of their bouquet. Moja Love relates to all things that Cupid’s arrow strikes, will be launched on Valentine’s Day at 5pm on DStv channel 157. Brought by Siyaya TV, a 100% black-owned media [...]