Tag Archives: Kwesé Sports

Kwesé and MultiChoice acquire FIFA World Cup 2018

Kwesé Sports and MultiChoices SuperSport, SABC, StarTimes and CANAL+ have acquired the broadcasting rights of the 2017-2018 FIFA games. This deal will include the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Rights of the 2018 FIFA World Cup concerns Econet Medias Kwesé Sports to screen the competition in all the [...]

Kwesé TV brings Pan-African boxing series

Kwesé TV, the African pay-TV broadcaster, is strengthening its sports offering with world class boxing series from Kalakoda Promotions. It is a deal extending over three years which make Kwesé Sports the exclusive broadcaster of the particular competition. Friday Fight Nights, the boxing program will be showcasing boxers from across Africa, fighting for a title [...]

Kwesé TV makes way for ESPN channel

Econet Medias Kwesé Sports has made way for the famous sports channel, ESPN, after striking a groundbreaking deal with the company last year. This partnership denotes the comeback of ESPN in the African continent. This launch will result in the coverage of live sports and original programming including sports news, highlights and updates. Featuring as [...]

Kwesé TV official broadcaster of the NBA Africa 2017

The news has been announced by the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA). The NBA Africa Game 2017 (NBAs second game in Africa), will be kicking off in the month of August this year in South Africa. The official broadcaster will be Kwesé TV, the African pay-tv platform, this time. [...]

Kwese Sports to air Africa Netball in sub-Saharan African region

Netball fans residing in the sub-Saharan Africa regions will be thrilled with the new offer of Kwese Sports. Econet Medias sports content platform, Kwese Sports, will exclusively bring the competition to its viewers by signing a three-year deal with the Africa Netball. Kicking off in the beginning of November, the 2017 Africa Netball championship will [...]

Econets Kwese Sports sealed the deal with ESL

The premium content platform of Econet, Kwese Sports, has signed the deal with ESL, the eSports company. The pact will last for five years. ESL content and events across Africa will be distributed and hosted by Kwese Sports who has acquired the rights. Africa will now bring continental esports championship to Africa. Live events will [...]

Kwese Sports to air USA Basketball Showcase in Nigeria

African basketball fans will be thrilled. Live coverage of the tournament, between USA Mens National against Nigeria, taking place on the 2 August will be aired on Econet Medias Kwese Sports. The official website, having acquired the unique broadcasting rights, will be screening the competition across Africa.   Joseph Hundah, the chief executive officer of [...]

Kwesé Sports and Matchroom Sport signed strategic partnership

Econet Media and the UK sports promoters Matchroom Sport confirm that they have signed a new long-term partnership, which will give Kwesé Sports broadcast rights to Matchrooms entire catalogue of events. The UK-based promotional company produces over 700 hours of original programming per year across a range of sports.   The wide-ranging agreement between Matchroom [...]

Econet acquires English Premier League rights for Kwesé Sports TV service

The Econet Wireless Group has just scored one for its internet TV and Video On Demand (VOD) ambitions. Its subsidiary, Econet Media, has acquired the package of free-to-air broadcasting rights for the English Premier League in sub-Saharan Africa.   Under this arrangement, over the next three seasons (2016/17 up to 2018/19) Premier League match will [...]