Category Archives: Top News AFRICA

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 [...]

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 [...]

SuperSport secured WTA broadcast rights in sub-Saharan Africa

SuperSport has seized the live broadcast rights to the Womens Tennis Association (WTA) covering 50 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The financial agreement and the duration of the agreement were not disclosed. The President of WTA, Micky Lawler, said, We are thrilled to bring womens tennis back to broadcast throughout sub-Saharan Africa. With SuperSport covering 50 [...]

Netflix inks 5-year deal with Saudi Studio Myrkott

Netflix and Saudi Arabian animation studio Myrkott, have inked a 5-year long exclusive collaboration to produce Saudi-focused shows and films. The collaboration includes the production of new and exclusive seasons of the Masameer series, Masameer upcoming movies, a new licensed original adult animation series, and a licensed original feature film, in addition to a library [...]

StarzPlay now available through Apple TV in MENA

StarzPlay, the MENA region’s SVOD service, is now accessible to subscribers across the region through Apple TV channels on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung and LG smart TVs. Subscribers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt can sign up for a seven-day free [...]

Sharjah TV to air animated series ‘My Dear Children’ in UAE

FUNN, a Sharjah-based organization specialized in media arts learning in children and youth in the UAE, has produced an educational animated series titled My Dear Children, to introduce moral values in children in an entertaining and engaging way. Each of the four episodes, which will be aired on Sharjah TV from September 27, emphases on themes [...]

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 [...]

StarTimes brings Extreme E channel across Africa

Extreme E, the pioneering electric off-road motor racing series, is set to be broadcast live across the African continent, with the series signing-off on a three-year agreement with digital television operator StarTimes. The deal will see Extreme Es air live to more than 30 African countries including Kenya, Nigeria, Cameroon and Cote dIvoire in English, [...]