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MultiChoice Namibia to introduce GOtv Max

GOtv max will launches its new package in October in Namibia. Commenting the new development, Roger Gertze, MultiChoice Namibia’s general manager declared: The introduction of GOtv was a strategic decision. The launch has positively contributed to growth and in the last five years, GOtv has evolved. We recognised that we are living in tough economic [...]

NBC in Namibia gets rights to host Japanese TV programmes

The Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Shunshuke Takei, handed over 21 Japanese TV programmes to the Director General of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation, Stanley Similo.  Since the establishment of its Embassy in Windhoek in 2015, this was the first time the government of Japan in cooperation with the Japan Foundation provided Japanese TV [...]

Namibia and Zimbabwe revisiting their MoU on media co-operation

Namibia and Zimbabwe ministries of information representatives met in Windhoek to reassess the 2004 Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to implement several aspects and bring it up to date with the prevailing developments, digitalisation, for instance.  Both countries signed the memorandum more than a decade in areas of broadcasting, print, news agencies, filmmaking and cultural [...]

Kwesé Free Sports and Namibian Broadcasting Corporation inked new deal

Econet Media owned Kwesé Free Sporst and the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) just announced a new deal has been signed. The contract was three-year broadcast-sharing contract. Ben Amadasun, the CEO of Kwesé Free Sports declared We pride ourselves on offering world-class sporting action live and in some cases exclusively on our platform, making premium games [...]

One Africa TV to cease local news broadcast

The Namibian commercial free-to-air television station, One Africa Television, has confirmed the cessation of its local news production which has been in place for 14 years. Cyril Lowe, the companys CEO, stated that the cost of local news production cannot be developed further and maintained. This is because of the easy availability of numerous services [...]

 Multichoice’s GOtv launched in Namibia

The MultiChoice-owned GOtv channel, has been launched last week in Rundu, Namibia by Tjekero Tweya, Minister of Information and Communication Technology. According to, Roger Gertze, the general manager of MultiChoice, this development has as aim to make the digital terrestrial television more accessible to Namibians by making TV services more affordable to the less fortunate [...]