Monthly Archives: March 2019

Vodafone and Movicel to collaborate in Angola

Vodafone Group signed a strategic consultancy partnership with Movicel Angola, with the companies set to cooperate in a number of business areas. Under the terms of the non-equity agreement, Vodafone will provide strategic and operational support in areas including consumer marketing, technology and business operations. It will also see the duo collaborate on further potential [...]

CBS Studios International and Scoope Media sign license deal to offer African version of ‘The Doctors’

CBS Studios International and Scoope Media have signed a licensing deal for an African version of The Doctors, the show that offers entertainment with health advice from a panel of real-life doctors. Produced in Nigeria by Scoope Media U.K., the series will first air in the last quarter of 2019 on the Scoop! SVOD platform, tailed [...]

Canal+ rolls out new African TV show ‘Sakho & Mangane’

Canal+ Africa is planning to roll out new African TV show Sakho and Mangane in French speaking African countries. Sakho and Mangane is a detective series created and directed by Jean-Luc Herbulot with the participation of Hubert Ndao and Toumani Sangaré as directors. Its a 100% African production with a team of three directors from [...]

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation produces new programmes

ZBC TV continues to produce new television productions, all funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe under the Zimbabwe Digital Broadcasting migration project. The programmes range from game shows, dramas, soapies, lifestyle and music shows have bolstered content on ZTV while empowering local filmmakers. Already airing this season is drama series “Diaspora, directed by award-winning [...]

Kwesé Free TV launched HD sports channel in South Africa

Kwesé has launched five FTA TV channels in South Africa, including a high definition sports channel. ICASA awarded Kwesé with its broadcasting license along with a radio frequency licence. Zolile Ntukwana, group executive for regulatory affairs at Econet Group said, this makes Kwesé Free TV a majority South African black-owned broadcaster. Econet, which also owns [...]

Starz Play launches in Iraq

Danny Bates, Co-Founder of Starz Play, has announced the launch of the TV Channel in Iraq. We have signed and partnered with Zain as our first launch partner. With over 15 million customers and the largest operator today in Iraq, it provides amazing access for customers to STARZ PLAY via direct carrier billing and other [...]