The eight edition of Africa’s largest pop-culture and geek market, Lagos Comic Con, is set to take place from September 19th to 21st at Alliance Francaise, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Nigerian animation studio EVCL is set to launch an online platform for its original children’s programming, headlined by its African culture show Bino & Fino.
Nigerian-American actress Uzo Aduba is to co-star in the forthcoming fourth season of US network FX’s drama anthology series Fargo.
French general entertainment channel Zee Magic is airing on digital entertainment platforms StarTimes and Starsat in an effort to bring Bollywood entertainment to a wider African audience.
Pay TV operator MultiChoice has begun reopening its Lagos branches after it closed several offices in response to the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa’s Gauteng province.
Organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival have suspended all South African film entries to its 16th edition in protest at “xenophobic” attacks against African migrants in South Africa.
Lifestyle channel REDTV has launched its own chatshow, titled Red Hot Topics.
WarnerMedia Africa channel TNT has launched a festival of Batman movies to mark the 80th anniversary of the creation of the superhero.
Pay TV firm MultiChoice is among the South African companies to have closed branches in Nigeria and Zambia after being targeted in protests against the xenophobic attacks in South Africa’s Gauteng province.
International pay TV operator StarTimes and UK-based broadcaster African Movie Channel have signed a deal that will bring back African Movie Channel Series to the StarTimes DTT and DTH African platforms.
The National Broadcasting Commission has warned it will sanction television stations that violate the nation’s broadcasting code.
The recent move by Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari to license radio and television stations has sparked a mixed reaction.
Abuja-based digital broadcast technology company Pinnacle Communications has signed a deal with US firm GatesAir to continue digital switchover across Nigeria.
Pay TV broadcaster StarTimes has bagged the rights to broadcast the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Kenya.
Econet Media and its businesses across Southern Africa and Dubai have been put up for sale, including its 20% stake in Kwese Free TV, which was recently granted a TV licence by South Africa’s media regulator.
BBC Studios has announced plans to create a separate BBC Lifestyle commercial channel that will be broadcast across Sub-Saharan Africa, in countries including Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia.
Pay TV group MultiChoice Africa has released the names of 59 students who have been selected to take part in the second yearly internship of the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) academy.
The pan-African Animation du Monde 2020 preliminary round will wrap at the Lagos Comic Convention from September 19 to 21, having held its fourth preliminaries at Nairobi Comic Con last weekend.
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