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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]