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StarTimes secures rights to Senegalese Ligue 1 for 10 seasons

StarTimes has bagged another exclusive deal for an African domestic league, this time in Senegal for the countrys top tier, Ligue 1. The pay-television operator StarTimes has been trying to secure rights to a domestic league in a Francophone country for over two years, having previously attempted and failed to secure rights to the Cameroonian Elite One and [...]

StarTimes secures exclusive broadcasting rights for UEFA Europa League games

StarTimes has secured exclusive broadcasting rights for UEFA Europa League in Sub-Saharan Africa until 2021. Football fans will be able to enjoy matches between best European clubs as from September 20th. The Brand & Marketing Director of StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede, declared, We are very happy to bring UEFA Europa League to our subscribers. This summer FIFA World [...]

StarTimes rolls out app to increase HIV/AIDS awareness in Kenya

Digital television company StarTimes has introduced a mobile online video application that intends to increase HIV/AIDS awareness among the Kenyan youth. In collaboration with UNAIDS, the two associations propose to scout technology and innovation to unroll HIV/AIDS related content as more youngsters are now prone to watching and streaming contents via their mobile phones. The [...]

Bongo Star Search is back on StarTimes in Tanzania

Bongo Star Search Season 9 will premiere on StarTimes TV. Bongo Star Search is a reality TV show that aims to find rising artists in Tanzania through auditions, is back after a one-year break. The contenders will have the opportunity to win 50 million Tanzanian shillings ($ 22 000) with part of the money being used to develop and [...]

StarTimes will beam live African Freestyle Football competition

StarTimes will broadcast live the first ever African Freestyle Football competition in Nigeria from 13 to 15 September to its over 10 million subscribers across Africa. The tournament is accessible to freestylers all over Africa, beginning with the qualifying rounds and Nigerian championship on September 13- 14 at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel [...]

StarTimes rolls out ‘Adepa TV’ channel in Ghana

StarTimes has introduced a brand-new channel focused at promoting Ghanaian content. The channel, Adepa TV, launched on September 1 with the exclusive aim of giving its viewers rich local content movies, series, music and more. According to Adepa TV, the companys commitment to Ghana will support the general wellbeing of Ghanaians. The Head of [...]

StarTimes to air Bundesliga in Africa

The digital TV-operator across Sub-Saharan Africa, StarTimes will broadcast live German football league matches (Bundesliga). Officials of StarTimes announced the offer and indicated that their goal is to provide their subscribers a wide range of league options. The Vice President of StarTimes, Maurice Quansah, stated, I am happy to say that StarTimes has done well by [...]

StarTimes partners with Nollywood to air “Queen of Nollywood”

StarTimes Tv Network is collaborating with Nollywood for the broadcast of the 2018 Queen of Nollywood Reality TV Show. Frank Ikegwuonu, President of the Nollywood Executives and Leadership Awards, and Emeka Rollas, President, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) made it official on Monday in Lagos. According to Ikegwuonu, the Founder of the Queen of Nollywood [...]

StarTimes to offer EbonyLife TV, Fox, ST kids and ST Nollywood Plus

StarTimes is making a move to improve its entertainment offerings by including 4 new channels at no extra cost to its classic bouquet. In order to upgrade its content, StarTimes will include EbonyLife TV, Fox, ST Kids and ST Nollywood Plus entertainment to benefit its over 4m subscribers across Nigeria. This improvement will allow them [...]