M-Net’s South African wedding reality show Our Perfect Wedding will return for a new season this July.
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.
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.
M-Net’s South African original drama series Gomora is returning for a second season this month.
South African documentary My Octopus Teacher from Netflix has won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts award for Best Documentary.
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.
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.
Mobile telecoms company MTN in Uganda has launched a video-on-demand channel dedicated to local films called Kibanda Xpress.
Hollywood studio Sony Pictures Television has partnered with mobile operator MTN Nigeria to launch the Sony One app for MTN users.
MultiChoice Group-owned South African SVoD service Showmax has picked up Zimbabwean scripted series Working Wives, produced last year by Ndiani Studios.
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.
Global streaming service Netflix has lined up a number of Nigerian titles to launch this month.
The BBC World Service has partnered with GhanaWeb’s parent company AfricaWeb to offer audiences in Ghana and Cameroon digital content ranging from BBC News text, podcasts, audio and video.
African pay TV operator MultiChoice has launched two new channels on its platform: WildEarth and OneZed.
Nigerian reality TV show Teachers Naija has begun contestant registrations for its upcoming second season.
Global streaming platform Netflix and South African Tourism have partnered to explore opportunities to showcase South African stories to the world and attract tourists to the country.
Nigeria’s minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, is clamping down on brands that advertise during international football matches but not Nigerian ones.
Telecommunications company Orange is set to launch a second season of its TV show dedicated to African culture titled Y’Africa.
Digital lifestyle and entertainment platform Accelerate TV and award-winning Nigerian director Yemi ‘Film Boy’ Morafa are working on a new drama series scheduled to debut in the next couple of months.
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