Tag Archives: Kwesé Sports

Kwesé Sports and MultiChoice’s 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 Media’s Kwesé Sports to screen the competition in all the […]


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 […]


Econet Media’s 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 […]


The news has been announced by the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA). The NBA Africa Game 2017 (NBA’s 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. […]


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 Matchroom’s 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 […]


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 […]