Tag Archives: East Africa

MultiChoice’s pay-TV platform, DStv, has launched a 24/7 East African entertainment channel, Maisha Magic, which will be aired on DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact bouquets. Maisha Magic will broadcast East African programming, comedies, lifestyle shows, talk shows, dramas, reality shows along with telenovelas from Latin America. Some of the programmes to be aired include […]


East Africa’s leading retailer, Nakumatt Holdings, confirmed that the demand for digital television sets has more than tripled ahead of the digital migration deadline. The company’s retail sales data in the last six months ending October, shows that the monthly sales figure of Samsung TVs with inbuilt DVB-T2 tuners is over USD 350,000. “As the […]


Zuku TV, run by East Africa’s leading home entertainment operator, Wananchi Group, has launched its new kids channel, Zuku Kids. Zuku has partnered with local companies like Dreamcatcher Productions and Laugh Industry to create exclusive content for the kids’ channel. The channel will showcase content of African origin and internationally acquired shows. “We are excited […]


Wananchi group, which owns East African pay-TV operator, Zuku TV, has signed a three year licensing deal with Seychelles-based cable operator, Intelvision, to broadcast Zuku’s channels outside East Africa for the first time. Starting November 1, Intelvision will start broadcasting Zuku Life, all four Zuku Movies channels and Zuku Swahili Movies. “We are very pleased […]