Monthly Archives: May 2020

Abu Dhabi Media Office and VICE Media Group to launch online youth platform

Abu Dhabi Media Office (ADMO) and VICE Media Group have announced their partnership to launch a digital content platform, called Lamma, for young people in the Arab world. Lamma, which translates as gathering in English, aims to champion and support the young generation. Launched in May, the platform will feature content focused on young creators [...]

GoQuest Media to air new series on Azam TV

GoQuest Media has secured a new distribution deals for its new TV drama, Ruby Ring in Africa. The series has been picked by the Tanzania-based digital satellite service provider Azam TV for the Azam Media channel in local language, covering eight East African countries. Jimmy George, VP of sales and acquisitions at GoQuest Media, said: [...]

Cartoon Network to launch CN Together in MENA

Cartoon Network has announced the launch of a new feature on its MENA website called CN Together which will keep children entertained during lockdown. The CN Together is available in both English and Arabic and curated videos including cooking shows, art tutorials, as well as games and DIY challenges and also clips from some of [...]

WatsUp TV to air new Top 10 countdown in Ghana

The new Top 10 countdown will be hosted by Champagne Lee and aired on Max TV and EBN Channel in Ghana. The content will be based on top music videos released in Ghana, Nigeria and the whole African continent which will also feature music video premiers, games and as well as interview with celebrities. The [...]

StarTimes to partner with AAU to expand online higher education in Africa

StarTimes and The Association of African Universities (AAU) have joined forces to promote higher education in Africa. AAU will present educational videos for free on StarTimes ON streaming app, allowing millions of people to improve their knowledge and skills. The Secretary General of the Association of African Universities (AAU), Prof. Etienne Ehouan Ehile, said that [...]

Airtel Africa announced a new partnership with Unicef for online educational course

Unicef has announced a new partnership with Airtel Africa which aims at providing children with access to remote learning by using mobile technology to benefit school children affected by the Covid-19. “COVID-19 is affecting access to information and education at an unprecedented scale. Worldwide, most children are not in school, which we know can lead [...]

Travel Africa Network launched first HD channel on HOTBIRD

Eutelsat has announced its HOTBIRD video has been selected by Travel Africa Network for the broadcast of its first high definition African travel channel, focusing on 100% African content dedicated on the promotion of tourism in Africa. With its unique pan-European coverage, the high-power HOTBIRD satellites at 13° East form one of the largest broadcasting [...]