Category Archives: Broadcasters

e.TV rolls out new exciting TV shows in Ghana

e.TV Ghana is rolling out the first phase of refreshing entertainment shows, the Gong Gong Beater and SHOPPING ON e. Gong Gong Beater will be hosted by comedian Araba Attah where she will discuss the issues of the coronavirus safety protocols and her take on the recent presidential updates on COVID-19. The show will also [...]

Two-months license fee waived off for terrestrial broadcast stations in Nigeria

The federal government has announced the granting of a two-month licence-fee waiver for terrestrial broadcast stations in Nigeria by the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, as part of efforts to ease the negative effect of COVID-19 pandemic on the broadcast industry. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who stated at a meeting with [...]

SABC rolls out new educational channel in SA

The new TV channel called SABC Education will go live today and will initially be accessible on YouTube and digital terrestrial television.  The Group CEO, Madoda Mxakwe, specified that the introduction of the channel is timely as the nation needs these interventions to fill gaps that have been created by Covid-19 related adjustments.  “In particular, [...]

Sharjah Broadcasting Authority reveals Ramadan lineup

Sharjah Broadcasting Authority (SBA) has announced a line-up of more than 90 programmes covering a range of topics to air on its radio and television channels during Ramadan this year.      SBA said that the Ramadan package will include 11 religious, 28 social and cultural programmes, and 20 entertainment dramas and soap operas featuring [...]

SABC to broadcast school lessons

SABC has introduced a Covid-19 learner support initiative in an effort to limit the impact of the lockdown on the school calendar in South Africa. The multimedia learner support initiative, the SABC and the DBE said in a joint statement, is part of the broader efforts to prevent the total loss of the school year, [...]

Pay TV broadcasters in Nigeria to decrypt local channels

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has called on all Pay Subscription Broadcasters which include GOTv, DStv, NTA Startimes, FreeTV Platforms among others in Nigeria to decrypt all local channels on their bouquet. In a statement, the NBC announced the decryption will last for a month. Further directives on this shall be issued by the Commission [...]