Category Archives: News AFRICA

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 [...]

DStv becomes the new title sponsor of the Premier Soccer League in South Africa

The Premier Soccer League announced that MultiChoices DStv has inked a five-year agreement to become the new title sponsor of the premier division. The deal between PSL and MultiChoice is an extension of a vibrant and productive partnership. Over the years the PSL has created stars on the field of play that have brought joy [...]

Discovery Kids to air preschool series ‘Purple Turtle’ in MENA

The preschool series Purple Turtle, a co-production from Aadarsh Technosoft, Telegael and Cyber Group Studios, has been introduced on Discovery Kids in the MENA region. The show is available on Discovery Kids with ten episodes a day. The 52×7-minute 2D series has been developed by Indias Aadarsh and co-produced by Manish Rajoria and Ankita Shrivastava from [...]

Canal + partners with Fénix to offer solar-powered television in Benin

Fénix Benin, a subsidiary of Fénix international, a supplier of domestic solar systems, has inked a partnership with Canal+ Benin, a subsidiary of the French group Canal +, specialized in the distribution of pay-tv channels. The two companies will offer solar home kits accompanied by decoders, Canal+ satellite dishes and a “special package” to the [...]

TAC Studios announces international content licensing deals

TAC Studios, the production arm of The Africa Channel, has concluded deals for several of its lifestyle shows to leading broadcast and digital networks around the globe. Networks include Tastemade (USA), SBS Food (Australia), Radio Television Brunei (RTB), Discovery Networks (Middle East and Africa), OSN (Middle East), and SABC (South Africa). These follow previously announced [...]