StarTimes invests USD 80 million to build Africa hub in Kenya

Chinese broadcaster, StarTimes Media, unveiled plans to invest KES 6.9 million (USD 78.8 million) in Nairobi, to build its Africa headquarters and a dubbing centre for film and broadcast television.

“I wish to commend StarTimes Media for this bold step, it is trend-setting seeing that the headquarters will not only house your Africa operations, but also include a production centre that will see the growth of local productions and talents,” said Hassan Wario, the Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Arts and Culture, Kenya.

The new premise will comprise six units including StarTimes African Headquarters, StarTimes Kenya offices, a Film and Television Dubbing Centre, StarTimes broadcast station, Digital TV research and development centre as well as a Training Center.