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Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti adapted for Hulu

Award-winning Nigerian-American author Nnedi Okorafor’s science fiction book Binti is being adapted into a TV series and for US streaming service Hulu.

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Hopster skips into Africa

Preschool learning and entertainment platform Hopster has launched in Africa in partnership with South Africa’s Vodacom and Congolese telecom provider MTN.

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South Africa’s eNCA goes HD

South African news channel eNCA has switched to a high-definition feed and begun a studio revamp.

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NBC urged to revamp broadcasting

The National Broadcasting Commission has been instructed by Nigeria’s minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to roll out measures to reposition the broadcasting industry.

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APC contacts NBC over right to reply

The Adamawa State chapter of Nigerian political party the All Progressives Congress has accused media organisations of denying it the “right to reply” in a letter sent to the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission.

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Edo uncovers young filmmaking talent

Ten young filmmakers have been declared winners in the ‘pitch, win and shoot’ competition organised by the Edo Creative Hub.

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Government targets MultiChoice monopoly

The Nigerian government has moved to end pay TV group MultiChoice’s monopoly on broadcasting sporting events in the country.

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Government spends N3.4bn on NigComSat

The federal government of Nigeria has declared that over US$9.3m (N3.4bn) will be spent on satellite company Nigerian Communications Satellite.

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Africa Magic unveils reality series

MultiChoice-owned movie channel Africa Magic is launching four new TV reality shows aimed at creating platforms for sharing Africa’s stories as well as investing in the development of local content and talent.

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Sub-Saharan Africa tipped for pay TV surge

The number of pay TV subscribers in sub-Saharan Africa will have increased by 74% between 2017 and 2023 to reach 40.89 million, according to Digital TV Research.

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Airtel Nigeria unveils TV service

Nigeria telco Airtel has launched a new TV service named Airtel TV in partnership with Trace Africa, Discover Digital and other content providers.

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Hymnodia seeks singers for second run

Reality singing show Hymnodia, which launched last year, has begun accepting entries for its second season.