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DStv Now to offer 16 channels for free including to non- subscribers

MultiChoice Group-owned pay-television service DStv is offering free access to 16 channels, including to non-subscribers. Since the lockdown started, usage of the service has increased to 20% and peak usage is 80% compared to pre-crisis peaks. Multichoice has added educational content with the Mindset PoP channel. This channel offers educational programming comprising of the entire [...]

Showmax adds live news on its platform

DStv Now announced that 24-hour news channels will be available on its platform to everyone amid the on-going coronavirus pandemic. Showmax confirmed in a statement that BBC World News, CNN, Sky News, SABC News, Newzroom Afrika, Al Jazeera, and Euronews would now also be available to stream live on its platform. Both subscribers and non-subscribers [...]

CNN to beam new TV series to explore Africa

A new TV travel series Quests World of Wonder will be available on CNN presented by journalist Richard Quest. Quest, who will also visit Kenya aboard the inaugural Kenya Airways (KQ) New York- Nairobi flight, declares, Were not tourists, were travellers. Its a show about meeting the people who reveal the heart of the city and [...]

CNN introduces multi-platform operation in Nigeria

CNN, the basic cable and satellite network owned by Turner Broadcasting System, is launching a multi-screen services in Nigerias city, Lagos; in view of elevating news coverage in Africa and impacting heavily in the digital presence over the continent. Stephanie Busari is the named supervising producer, encompassing the newsgathering and digital operations and the networks [...]

CNN strengthens Africa commitment

CNN International has announced the launch of a new strand of programming to strengthen its commitment in the African continent. The international news network will add African Start-Up to its existing programming line which includes African Voices, CNN Marketplace Africa and Inside Africa. We look forward to this new strand resonating both with African viewers [...]