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    MultiChoice's Showmax invests in African content for growth

    NAIROBI, Kenya - MultiChoice's online streaming platform Showmax is investing in producing its own local content for African audiences as it competes for their attention against Netflix on the continent, a senior executive told Reuters...

    By Omar Mohammed 29 Apr 2021

    African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU data

    South Africa's m-commerce up 35%, Nigeria is Africa's biggest e-commerce market, and Kenya primed for massive growth...

    29 Apr 2021

    All the 2021 Oscar nominations

    The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas live from London...

    16 Mar 2021

    2021 Golden Globes: All the winners

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the 2021 Golden Globes from separate locations - the Rainbow Room in the Rockerfeller Centre in New York and the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles respectively - on 1 March...

    1 Mar 2021

    All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations

    Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P Henson announced the nominations for the 2021 Golden Globes - as selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

    4 Feb 2021

    #Newsmaker: Producer Eddie Chitate launches Africa's newest streaming platform

    Eddie Chitate, through his production company, Brainstorm Entertainment, has launched a streaming platform called NoFTV...

    By Juanita Pienaar 4 Nov 2020

    EXCLUSIVE: New structure in place for WarnerMedia's EMEA region

    WarnerMedia has put new structures in place for the EMEA region, covering all WarnerMedia businesses...

    13 Oct 2020

    SA artists and creators can apply for grants from YouTube's Black Voices Fund

    YouTube has announced that South African artists and creators can apply for grants from its Black Voices Fund...

    8 Oct 2020

    Enter the micro-budget film: lockdown amplifies South African cinema trends

    Making and distributing films in new ways, that are also cognisant of the global climate emergency, is going to become a growing trend not just in South Africa, but around the world...

    By Liani Maasdorp 28 Aug 2020

    8 African highlights to stream on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria

    Here are eight African highlights you can catch on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria...

    Issued by Showmax 27 Aug 2020

    Africa's changing times in broadcast media: Embracing platforms to keep up with rising competition

    As newer and more innovative technologies change how content is created, distributed and consumed, the entry of global players is threatening the local South African market share and compelling local media organisations to rethink their traditional business models to take up the competition in the global context...

    By Roman Magis 15 Jul 2020

    Showmax launches new live-streaming service

    Showmax is launching a new service, Showmax Pro, which bundles the existing Showmax entertainment service with music channels, news, and live sport streaming from SuperSport. Showmax Pro features all Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and PSL games, as well as a wide range of other live sport events. The service will initially roll out in Nigeria and Kenya, with additional countries following shortly after...

    Issued by Showmax 8 Jul 2020

    D&AD and Colenso BBDO collaborate on a new five-part series for the Love This podcast

    D&AD and Colenso BBDO have collaborated on a new five-part series on New Zealand-based podcast, Love This...

    5 Jun 2020

    Africans are concerned about ills of social media but oppose government restrictions

    When it comes to fighting Covid-19 in Africa, the internet and social media have been a double-edged sword. But concerns about misinformation extend beyond the Covid-19 crisis...

    By Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz 3 Jun 2020



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