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StarTimes announced new agreement with CAF for Total CHAN in SSA

The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) and StarTimes have announced the signing of an agreement by which the media group obtains the broadcasting rights for the Total African Nations Championship, Cameroon 2020 (Total CHAN Cameroon 2020), scheduled from 16 January to 7 February 2021 in Cameroon. Under this agreement, the operating license issued by CAF [...]

African Movie Channel rolls out exclusive Originals across Africa

African Movie Channel (AMC) is airing its newest original and exclusive movies from its own production hub, AMCOP AMC Original Productions, every Friday from January till December 2021, all in High Definition; African Movie Channel HD recently became the worlds first HD Nollywood channel. AMC is a premium 24-hour African movie channel, airing only [...]

StarTimes to add Wakaati TV in Nigeria

Wakaati TV will debut in Nigeria to boost the industry and will go live on StarTimes and also online. The entertainment channel will produce original and contents all while showcasing Nollywood blockbuster movies across its platforms. Speaking at the unveiling ceremony in Lagos, the MD/CEO, Wakaati Network Limited, Olurotimi Akingbogun, said there had been some [...]

StarTimes sealed deal with Kenyan soccer federation

StarTimes is now the official broadcast partner for the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) in a seven-year deal worth about 1.1 million U.S. dollars annually. The new sponsorship deal will involve transmission of Betking Premier League matches, 30 Betika Super League matches and friendly matches of the Kenyan national soccer team, Harambee Stars. “We have progressively [...]

Broadcasters in Africa select SynProNize dramas for Africa

Broadcasters in Africa including StarTimes and e.tv have selected dramas from Dubai-based producer and distributor SynProNize. Free-to-air channel e.tv licensed romantic drama series Piya Naam Ka Diya (All for Love), African pay TV platform StarTimes picked up Swaragini (A Tale of Two Sisters) and Gathbandhan (The Odd Couple) and Onua TV in Ghana acquired Cello. [...]

SynProNize inks numerous content deals in Africa

Dubai-based content distribution and production company, SynProNize, has inked several content deals in Africa with eTV, Onua TV, and StarTimes. Drama series Cello was licensed to Onua TV in Ghana. eTV agreed a licensed deal for romantic drama series Piya Naam Ka Diya (All for Love). SynProNize also agreed a deal with StarTimes for two drama series  Swaragini (A [...]

StarTimes to roll out two new telenovelas in Nigeria

StarTimes will air two new TV dramas, ST Novela E and Indian drama, Gathbandhan, on its Basic and Smart Bouquet starting November. The Bollywood series tells a dramatic love story with light elements, where the main characters stand against each other as their contrasting identities require, a pinch of comedy factor somehow lightens the tone [...]

StarTimes seals broadcast deal with Football Kenya Federation

Football Kenya Federation has sealed an agreement with Chinese media company StarTimes to air next season’s Kenyan Premier League, National Super League and national team matches in a seven-year deal. Last Tuesday afternoon, the boss of Football Kenya Federation, Nick Mwendwa said the deal is worth Sh119.3mn (1.1mn USD) per year. While all national team [...]