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Multilingual broadcast journalist-turned-real estate entrepreneur, Rokelle Sun.
#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

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'East Africa's Got Talent' show to be transmitted exclusively on Citizen TV

The East African version of 'Got Talent' where talented East Africans will have an opportunity to showcase their skills will be aired exclusively on Citizen TV...

16 May 2019

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TV operator TNT Sat Africa launches in Ivory Coast and Guinea

TV operator TNT Sat Africa to launch its services in Ivory Coast and Guinea...

10 May 2019

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Senegal plans to cut analog signal in September 2019

The Senegalese authorities want to cut the signal of analog television...

9 May 2019

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DStv and GOtv to offer pop-up channel for Ramadan in Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria will roll out a dedicated Ramadan pop-up channel for the spiritual needs of Muslim subscribers on DStv and GOtv during the Holy Month of Ramadan...

6 May 2019

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MuseAfrica block to be aired on Kwesé TV in Ghana

The MuseAfrica block, a 60 minutes of exclusive music content will be available on Kwesé TV (KFS) every weekday from 4pm to 5pm...

6 May 2019

DStv rolls out news channel Newzroom Afrika
DStv rolls out news channel Newzroom Afrika

NewzRoom Afrika is a 24-hour news channel is owned by media personalities Thabile Ngwato and Thokozani Nkosi...

3 May 2019

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MuseAfrica block to be aired on Kwesé TV in Ghana

The MuseAfrica block, a 60 minutes of exclusive music content will be available on Kwesé TV (KFS) every weekday from 4pm to 5pm...

2 May 2019

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Reporting on China in Africa is too binary

The accuracy of reporting on China's involvement in Africa can be "deeply misleading". What needs to be done to fix it...

By Yu-Shan Wu 30 Apr 2019

The River cast.
Edan TV rolls out new TV show 'The River'

'The River', the new series from the country of Nelson Mandela, arrives exclusively on the pan-African channel Edan TV...

29 Apr 2019

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DSTV launches new reality show in Zimbabwe

Our Perfect Wedding Zimbabwe will premiere on DStv's Zambezi Magic starring former Idols Africa star Adiona Chidzonga...

26 Apr 2019

EFC Worldwide comes to Angolan TV viewers.
TV Zimbo signs EFC Worldwide for Angolan viewers

Angola will get to watch the best MMA on TV in a deal TV Zimbo has signed with EFC Worldwide...

25 Apr 2019

Xolisa Dyeshana, chief creative officer at Joe Public United.
How Joe Public taps into the zeitgeist of AI in advertising for Africa

Are you ready for the artificial intelligence revolution in advertising, like Ciclope Africa Festival's agency of the year Joe Public? Here, chief creative officer Xolisa Dyeshana explains the importance of showcasing real South Africans at the forefront of global playing fields, against the backdrop of their grand prix-winning Chicken Licken work, Sbu 2.0...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Apr 2019

BBC Arabic is now in North Africa
BBC Arabic is now in North Africa

BBC Arabic will now be accessible to 42 million viewers in North Africa...

24 Apr 2019

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Nigeria to use television white space technology to provide internet

More than half million of Nigeria's rural population will have internet through the use of Television White Space Technology...

24 Apr 2019

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BBC rolls out 'Gist Nigeria'

BBC and Channels Television launch new current affairs programme called 'Gist Nigeria' on Channels TV in Nigeria...

23 Apr 2019

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Arcadia premium TV to be available on StarTimes

Nigeria's Arcadia Premium Television will make its debut on StarTimes channel 176...

23 Apr 2019

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Discovery expands programming in Africa

Discovery brings 'Real Time' and 'Discovery Family' to StarTimes subscribers across Africa...

18 Apr 2019

Netflix inked deal to collaborate on its first African animated original
Netflix inked deal to collaborate on its first African animated original

Netflix has inked a deal to team up with South Africa's Triggerfish Animation Studios and UK distributor CAKE on an African animated action-comedy series...

17 Apr 2019

Steve Austin’s ‘Broken Skull Challenge’.
e.TV Ghana to roll out new TV shows

e.TV Ghana is bringing an array of exciting new shows this April...

17 Apr 2019

#Bookmarks2019: Bravery in telling stories without fear or favour
#Bookmarks2019: Bravery in telling stories without fear or favour

Eyewitness News recently won a Bookmarks' Gold for its Poisonous Bullets: The Silent Betrayal of Sindiso Magaqa three-part podcast series...

By Jessica Tennant 16 Apr 2019

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SES signed 16 new FTA channels in Benin

The Republic of Benin and SES signed a new agreement, which will be providing 16 new FTA channels to viewers...

16 Apr 2019

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Kenyan version of The Great British Bakeoff to be produced

BBC seals deal with Showstopper Media for African version of 'The Great British Bake Off'...

15 Apr 2019

Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business
Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business

The adoption continues for the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gLTD) as Africa's biggest multi-industry website, Bizcommunity, announced the launch of its dotAfrica website...

Issued by dotAfrica 9 Apr 2019

Dumbotz.
New animation kids series for MENA

BeIN Media Group network has acquired Dumbotz for its BeJunior network in the Middle East and North Africa, to premiere in 2020...

9 Apr 2019

Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines
Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines

Bizcommunity is proud to announce the launch of BIZ | Daily - a daily top story round-up, curated from across 18 industry sectors by most impressions and social media shares...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 8 Apr 2019

The cast of Mehek.
GOtv to air first original production with African actors

GOtv will this month premier 'Mehek', the first Zee World production to star actors from the African continent...

8 Apr 2019

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StarTimes to emphasise regional content to enhance viewership in Africa

Chinese pay TV company, StarTimes will concentrate more on local content to enhance its viewership in African countries...

5 Apr 2019

The Country Queen TV series set.
New TV series pushes the boundaries in Kenya

Kenya's 'Country Queen': The story behind the series...

5 Apr 2019

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