Tag Archives: BBC Africa

Beyond Rights secures distribution deals in MENA

Beyond Rights just secured deals for over 270 hours of scripted and unscripted programming with broadcasters in the Middle East and Africa. In the Middle East region, Beyond Rights and OSN inked a deal for a 190-hour package of factual programming. The deal includes Hitched in Vegas, Maternity 24/7 and seven seasons of Love It [...]

Pierre Cloete joins BBC Africa as commercial director

The BBC has just announced the appointment of Pierre Cloete as commercial director of the group for sub-Saharan Africa. The new British brand program manager for the region was the last managing director of Kwesé General Entertainment. He was responsible for launching the pay TV service Kwesé TV. Most recently, he was Kwesé Sports’ Director [...]

BBC Africa launches new TV/radio programmes in Nigeria

As Nigeria prepares for the general election in 2019, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Africa, has launched new television and radio programmes across its partner TV stations in Nigeria. In a statement, published on the BBC Media Center, it is specified the programmes would feature across its 12 language services, including the Nigeria based BBC [...]