Category Archives: Top News AFRICA

OSN to launch musical Broadway production on its platform

Hamilton, Broadway musical has been released in UAE via OSN streaming platforms as part of Disney+ Original partnership agreement. We are thrilled to be bringing the filmed version of Hamilton, the award-winning and widely popular Broadway musical, exclusively to our audiences in the Middle East,” said Rolla Karam, OSN’s interim chief content officer. “Our partnership [...]

Cbeebies now available On StarTimes Across Africa

Since the 1st July 2020, BBC Studios critically praised and multi-award-winning pre-school childrens channel was introduced on the StarTimes DTH platform in the African region. Adored by children and trusted by parents across the globe, the channel offers a safe environment for children aged 0-6 with educational and entertaining programming to care for their development. [...]

Discovery Channels to launch in French on StarTimes in Sub-Saharan Africa

Discovery INC, the number one global content provider of factual entertainment, has today announced that they will be launching two of their channels, Investigation Discovery (ID) and Discovery Science in French with leading digital Pay TV provider, StarTimes in Sub-Saharan Africa. We are dedicated to creating the highest quality content that informs, inspires and entertains [...]

New TV channel ‘Life TV’ launched in Ivory Coast

The free, generalist Ivorian TV channel, Life TV was officially launched last week in Cocody, Ivory Coast. According to the Head of Programming, Dorian Dehoue, Life TV intends to offer viewers a grid of diversified content. ”This is a channel focused on entertainment, information and education, which all members of the family will identify with.” On [...]

MTN partners with Gameloft to introduce subscription-based games platform in South Africa

Gameloft Business Solutions has rolled out MTN Arcade, a new mobile gaming subscription platform accessible to all MTN customers in South Africa. The collaboration highlights the launch of Gameloft Business Solutions, a provider of gaming solutions for carriers and manufacturers, under its new identity. According to the Vice president of global sales & distribution at [...]

OSN to air new TV reality show

OSN and ITV Studios have signed exclusive rights and production of Arabic version of British reality TV show, Come Dine with Me. The concept of the reality TV show is to follow five strangers facing each other for the title of ultimate dinner party host. Each night over a week, one of the participants organises [...]