Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Lupita Nyongo teams up with new start-up, Kukua, to bring new YouTube Original kids’ content to Kenya

Oscar-winning actress, Lupita Nyongo has partnered with new media and tech start-up, Kukua to bring the franchise, Super Sema, a new YouTube Original kids and family program. Super Sema will debut the first eight-episodes on March 8 and will mark Africas first animated kid superhero series. The remaining 12 episodes will be released from March [...]

Fatafeat bolsters broadcast sector with commitment to local content production in MENA

Fatafeat, the home of Arabic cooking, today reaffirmed its commitment to local content with the announcement of production plans for 2021. From its award-winning production facility in Dubai Production City, Fatafeat already has more than 270 episodes of linear content scheduled for production in 2021, with more to be added to the roster in future [...]

WarnerMedia and OSN partnered to bring new pop channel to MENA

WarnerMedia has partnered with OSN to launch a new pop-up channel dedicated exclusively to Adult Swim. Speaking about the launch, Guillermo Farre, Head of General Entertainment channels MENA and Turkey at Warner Media commented: Adult Swim is a fresh, utterly unique brand that truly connects with its young adult fan base. We are thrilled to [...]

Cricket West Indies to partner with SuperSport exclusively in SSA

The partnership between Cricket West Indies (CWI) and SuperSport feature exclusive live coverage of all West Indies international home matches and regional tournaments played in the Caribbean on its television and digital platforms. CWI President Ricky Skerritt said: This new long-term SuperSport agreement ensures that the much-loved West Indies teams will be accessible to an [...]

SuperSport secures rights to air Cricket West Indies (CWI) in sub-Saharan Africa

Cricket West Indies (CWI) sealed its third new multi-year broadcast rights deal with SuperSport seizing the rights to West Indies cricket until the end of 2024 in sub-Saharan Africa. The four-year agreement will enable SuperSport to air exclusive live coverage of all West Indies international home matches and regional tournaments played in the Caribbean on [...]

Manchester United announces partnership with StarTimes to offer MUTV in Africa

Millions of Manchester United fans in Africa will gain access to MUTV under an agreement with StarTimes, the continents leading digital TV operator. StarTimes will distribute MUTV to subscribers in over 30 countries across sub-Saharan African, representing the biggest agreement of its kind by Manchester United in the region. Viewers in countries including Nigeria, South [...]

AEB and EBC channels now available on Ethiosat

SES, the global content connectivity solutions company, announced that the Ethiosat platform is now airing all channels of the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) exclusively, comprising of Ethiopias most popular channels such as EBS, ETV News and FANA TV. The variety of lifestyle, news, sport and educational channels [...]

Habeshaview to provide five TV channels from Mimyuni’s portfolio in Ethiopia

The international TV channel broadcaster Mimyuni Media Entertainment has concluded a new agreement with Habeshaview in Ethiopia Habeshaview has been working with Mimyunis products very successfully so far. A year ago, they launched the children’s music channel Lolly Kids TV for their younger audience. That made them part of the global social project Lolly Kids, [...]