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Our Perfect Wedding to return in July

M-Net’s South African wedding reality show Our Perfect Wedding will return for a new season this July.

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BBC, Warner execs talk up diversity

Executives from the BBC, WarnerMedia and Amazon have outlined their diversity strategies after a year in which the ethnic and gender imbalances in the media industry have come under fresh scrutiny.

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Love Island SA winners chosen

Thimna Shooto and Libhongo-Lethu ‘Libho’ Geza have emerged winners of the first season of M-Net’s popular reality dating series Love Island SA, taking away a cash prize of R1m.

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Mzansi Magic’s SA drama Gomora set for S2

M-Net’s South African original drama series Gomora is returning for a second season this month.

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South Africa’s Octopus Teacher wins Bafta

South African documentary My Octopus Teacher from Netflix has won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts award for Best Documentary.

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SuperSport acquires World Cup rights

African pay TV channel SuperSport has acquired the broadcasting rights to all 64 matches of the Fifa World Cup 2022 taking place from November 21 to December 18 in Qatar.

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MultiChoice, Airtel partner on mobile video

Pay TV group MultiChoice and telecoms company Airtel Uganda have collaborated to offer tailored data bundles to DStv subscribers to enable them to access TV programming on their smartphones via the Airtel network.

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MTN Uganda launches VoD channel

Mobile telecoms company MTN in Uganda has launched a video-on-demand channel dedicated to local films called Kibanda Xpress.

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Sony, MTN launch app in Nigeria

Hollywood studio Sony Pictures Television has partnered with mobile operator MTN Nigeria to launch the Sony One app for MTN users.

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Showmax employs Working Wives

MultiChoice Group-owned South African SVoD service Showmax has picked up Zimbabwean scripted series Working Wives, produced last year by Ndiani Studios.

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M-Net orders Goalpost, Quizzical drama

South African pay TV network M-Net has ordered a new police series titled Detective Cooper from Australia’s Goalpost Pictures and local prodco Quizzical Pictures.

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Netflix lines up more Nigerian movies

Global streaming service Netflix has lined up a number of Nigerian titles to launch this month.