Author Archives: Shana Rafter

Inkblot Productions and Netflix partnered for new Nigerian drama series

Inkblot Productions has announced a new partnership deal with Netflix. The new original drama series Far From Home is a six-part series created by Chinaza Onuzo and Dami Elebe which will be produced by Inkblot Productions. The story of Ishaya who is a charismatic teenager and talented artist from a poor family whose receives a [...]

SuperSport to provide live broadcasting of Ethiopian Premier League

SuperSport has secured the live broadcasting of Ethiopian Premier League for the next five seasons. Among the bidders are Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), DStv and Canal+.  SuperSport agreed to pay $2.7 million per year on a 5-year contract totalling $13.5 million while Canal+ on the other hand, bid $7 million for 5 years. No information [...]

Crystal TV sign new distribution deal with Al-Jazeera Media Network in Ghana

Crystal TV, Ghanas first private television network has signed a new long-term distribution agreement with Al-Jazeera Media Network by broadcasting Al-Jazeera English News Channel. Crystal TV is focusing on marketing new packages by providing its viewers with a platform for news and current affairs. Crystal TVs President/CEO, Dr. Chief Paul Crystal-Djirackor, said: We are excited [...]

Unitel and Huawei provide free internet for public schools in Angola

Huawei Angola plan to invest $60 million to build a headquarter for training and promotion of digital education for public schools student in partnership with mobile operator, Unitel. Eunice de Carvalho, General Director of Unitel and Liuhongzhen Michael, Deputy CEO of Huawei announced a two-year memorandum by supplying equipment and technological solutions by Huawei while [...]

FilmOne Entertainment to distribute Disney Films in West Africa

FilmOne Entertainment, a Nigerian film distributor, has signed exclusive distribution deal with Disney Africa to distribute the movies in Nigeria, Ghana and Liberia. The deal will include Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, Searchlight Pictures and Blue Sky Pictures. Christine Service, Senior Vice President and General Manager [...]

MultiChoice launched new TV channel in Uganda

The movie channel is a creation Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) an operator of Asia largest entertainment channel. KIX will showcase never-seen before movies from action genres, including kung-fu classics, action comedies, adventure and action thrillers. We are very excited to be launching KIX on DStv in Africa with MultiChoice. said Ofanny Choi, President of Celestial [...]