Monthly Archives: November 2021

Cameroonian movies make their debut on Netflix

In early 2021, Anglophone Cameroonian filmmakers made a momentous debut as four films were made available on the global streaming behemoth Netflix. With unprecedented ease, viewers from across the globe could suddenly watch uniquely Cameroonian stories that were once the preserve of only local audiences. For Anglophone filmmakers in Cameroon, this walk to this global [...]

Showmax released teaser for rom-com series, Troukoors

Showmax has released a first-look teaser for Troukoors (Wedding Fever), the first Showmax Original romcom, which will be available to binge from 13 December 2021. Troukoors is made by SAFTA winner Louis Pretorius and SAFTA nominee Albert Snyman of Infinity Films, the creators of critically acclaimed and much-loved shows like Die Boekklub and Fynskrif, with [...]

MTN gets ready for 5G, boosts 4G, 3G and 2G in Ghana

Selorm Adadevoh, CEO of MTN Ghana, has told local journalists that the company has modernized at least 1,322 sites in readiness for 5G network rollout, which is slated to take place next year. The company has also upgraded its packet core capacity to 525 gigabits per second, which is designed to power its converged voice [...]

FIH inks broadcasting deal with SABC

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has signed a media rights agreement with South Africas national public broadcaster SABC for the upcoming FIH Hockey Womens Junior World Cup South Africa 2021. This is the first time that FIH signs a partnership with SABC, and the agreement sees the company produce all matches of the event and [...]

Showmax launched 2 for 1 Black Friday deal

Showmax, the Multichoice-owned local streaming service, has announced its Black Friday special offer, and itll bag two months access to the service, for the price of one month. This special offer is set to run from 25th of November, until the 9th of December 2021 as part of the global Black Friday phenomenon. It will [...]

StarTimes Media expands across Kenya

StarTimes Media, pay TV company has rolled out major expansion plans aimed at driving service delivery closer to subscribers across major counties. The move will see increased investment in the setup and operation of business halls across five more counties across Kenya including Kajiado, Kitui, Taita Taveta, Tana River and Bungoma. The company has also [...]