Category Archives: General TV

La Liga partners with MTN for coverage in Ivory Coast

LaLiga has expanded its regional coverage with telecoms giant MTN Group into Africa. MTN Ivory Coast joins the companys Iranian subsidiary MTN Irancell as a regional sponsor of the Spanish league. MTN is a leading supplier of internet services in the Ivorian market and will now be able to offer its almost 11 million subscribers [...]

You need to take cognizance of the varying market contexts to adjust your strategies accordingly

Langa Khanyile Chocolate Equity Lead- Middle East & Africa Mondelēz International Digitalization has reshaped the advertising landscape. How far has this phenomenon impacted on marketers in Africa? The advantages of digitalization are not unique to marketers or consumers in Africa. What makes the phenomenon more remarkable here is the stark impact this has had compared [...]

African Media should produce more local content – AUB Rwanda

Rwanda hosted the 11th General Assembly of the African Union of Broadcasting (AUB), which drew participants from over 40 countries to deliberate on issues surrounding the broadcasting business landscape. The meeting was graced by President Paul Kagame and the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad. The New Times’ Julius Bizimungu sat down with [...]

Egypt to launch new TV Channel covering African Affairs

The Secretary-Genral of the SCM (Supreme Council of Media Regulation), Ahmed Selim stated on Monday that Arab and African media professionals will participate in building up a new TV Channel dedicated to convering African Affairs. Selim added that the council will broadcast the new channel to enhance Egypts media influence worldwide. He participated together with [...]

Al Wataniya threatens to stop covering the national championship in Tunisia

In Tunisia, the public television channel Al Wataniya has threatened to no longer cover the national championship football first division. The TV station’s leaders demand that their journalists be protected from the violence that has become commonplace in Tunisian stadiums. Yesterday, in a match between Etoile Sportive du Sahel (ESS) and Club Africain, the ESS [...]

Israel to broadcast World Cup Russia 2018 in Arabic

The Israeli Broadcasting Authority obtained the rights to broadcast the 2018 World Cup in Russia for the first time in exchange for a 6.3 million payment. The ministry noted that Arabic language-speaking commentators will introduce the matches on the Israeli TV channel Makan. Football fans in Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, West Bank will see the matches [...]

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Michael Dearham Group: Senior Consultant StarTimes What is StarTimes positioning on the African continent in both Anglophone and francophone territories? This year we celebrate our 30th anniversary – our growth and development during this period of time has been dynamic and sustained. In this regard, StarTimes has prioritised sustained production and promotion of quality indigenous [...]