Tag Archives: Swazi TV

France 24 to kick off in English-speaking African countries

France 24 has signed new distribution agreements in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Swaziland and Zambia, particularly increasing its presence across English-speaking Africa, where it now covers over 14 million households. In South Africa a distribution agreement was agreed with Media Core Group, adding France 24s English Channel to the operators new satellite package on IS20. [...]

Swazi TV in Swaziland to slash 80% of its foreign content

Swazi TV is planning to reduce its foreign content by 80% to rope in more locally produced content to entertain its viewers. Currently the station screens 60% of foreign content while only 40% of locally produced programmes are being broadcasted. Consequently, Swazi TV wants to have at least 80% of locally produced programmes while the [...]

Swazi TV introduces new local content

Swazilands government owned platform, Swazi TV, has launched nine locally produced programmes on the local television stations programme schedule. This comes as a part of the public broadcasters attempt to increase the amount of local content in its portfolio. Out of the nine new programmes; six of them are new shows while the rest are [...]

Swazi TV gears up for digital migration

Swazilands government owned platform, Swazi TV, announced that the station was ready for digital migration and have formed a committee that will work on identifying the programmes that will be aired on Swazi TV so that the station can have multiple channels and work on the improvement of local content. As a station I should [...]

SIFTPA aims to increase local content on Swazi TV

The Swaziland Independent Film and Television Producers Association (SIFTPA) has asked the government to allocate SZL 5 million (USD 488,377) in a bid to produce local content for the public broadcaster, Swazi TV. Pointing out the need for local content, Nhlanhla Zwane, Vice President of SITFPA, said everything is foreign, except the news. “We need [...]