Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Showmax unveiled TV shows collection for Heritage Day in South Africa

This Heritage Month, Showmax subscribers will be able to celebrate South African stories and talents in a collection of movies, comedy and documentaries that tell fascinating tales of the complicated, beautiful land of South Africa. Most of these are also available to South Africans living abroad in many countries. As from September 24, viewers can [...]

Showmax launched new original film titled ‘Goodbye Gogo’

Media personality Minnie Dlamini and her husband Quinton Jones are bringing compelling African stories to the screen with a new film titled Goodbye Gogo. The movie has dropped just in time for Heritage Day. Goodbye Gogo is already available on Showmax and has Quinton and Minnie both as co-writers and executive producers, it tells the [...]

Discovery+ to stream special list of shows for KSA National Day

Discovery+ will be streaming a special list of shows for viewers to celebrate the rich and vibrant culture of Saudi Arabia with the upcoming KSA National Day. From unveiling history, wildlife adventures, to tantalising cuisine, Discovery+ has a lot of content up their roster. Subscribers will be able to enjoy shows like the Architects of [...]

Showmax released new local film titled ‘Umakoti Wethu’

Showmax shared via Twitter on September 22, a post detailing the expected new content for the month of September 2021. The post also served to confirm that as part of the Heritage Month-themed content, it has made the locally produced film, Umakoti Wethu, available. The film’s debut on the platform also marks Nozipho Nkelemba’s directorial [...]

STARZPLAY announced crime-action drama titled ‘Karachi Division’

STARZPLAY has announced its latest Original production titled Karachi Division. It follows the story of two rival gang leaders at war for complete domination and control over Karachi by any means necessary, even if it means bringing the city and its people to their knees. The show is dubbed in Arabic and is also available [...]

Samsung to offer free subscriptions to streaming services in the UAE

Samsung announced an exclusive line-up of app subscriptions available when purchasing selected Samsung TVs in the UAE. The content pack including OSN Streaming, Shahid VIP and Spotify Premium subscriptions will be available until October 31 for consumers purchasing select Samsung TVs. They will receive up to 12 months of Shahid VIP and OSN Streaming as [...]

Showmax announces new Kenyan series titled ‘Famous’

Showmax announced a new series Famous created and directed by renowned music director Enos Olik to premiere exclusively on the streaming service. Famous is a 10-part musical drama produced by Oliks production company, EOP Films. The show is set around three young artists Nyota, Magic and Nikita as they navigate the intricate music [...]

Multichoice launches DStv streaming service in Ghana

Multichoice Ghana announced the launch of Dstv Streaming, an OTT offering for audiences in Ghana and beyond without the need for a TV set or a dish. Instead, the viewers will only require an internet connection. The African pay-TV provider is still committed to growing with the local economy while ensuring sustainability through several initiatives [...]

Fatafeat to launch new YouTube cooking series for KSA National Day

Fatafeat has cooked up an exciting gift for its fans in Saudi Arabia to celebrate KSA National Day. In a 5-episode YouTube series, internet celebrity couple Ali Almeshaal, a Saudi national, and his Canadian wife Jacquelyn will bring smiles to viewers faces as they cook traditional Saudi Arabian dishes with their trademark zestful personalities. The [...]

Showmax reveals new original series titled ‘Blood Psalms’

Showmaxs Blood Psalms, announced in 2020, was set to be released in 2021 and it is finally here! A co-production with Canal+ International, Showmax Original Blood Psalms is an epic series based on ancient African mythology.Shot in the Eastern Cape and Gauteng, Blood Psalms chronicles the rise to power of a fierce teenaged princess, Zazi [...]