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African music streaming platform achieves record 1 million streams

Playfre aims to become the biggest music streaming vehicle on the continent...

9 Sep 2019

YouTube and FIFA to broadcast African World Cup qualifiers live

Lesser-known African's soccer teams will enjoy worldwide exposure after FIFA announced their opening World Cup qualifying matches would be live-streamed on its website and on YouTube...

4 Sep 2019

Onslaught against press freedoms in Tanzania

CPJ says Kabendera, Gwanda cases highlight Tanzania's decline in press freedom and human rights...

26 Aug 2019

#Loeries2019: Our responsibility of better representation in advertising, media

The media and advertising industries play an important role in stirring the way society is portrayed. Here's why UN Women and Dove's masterclass session at Loeries 2019 called for the creative industry as a whole to take a stand and work actively towards better representation, particularly in terms of gender...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Aug 2019

Kenya finalising its plan to tax YouTube and Netflix

The Kenyan ICT ministry is in the final stages of developing a framework that will be used to tax foreign online streaming media services such as YouTube and Netflix...

22 Aug 2019

East Africa Got Talent available on Clouds TV, Citizen TV, NBS

East Africa's Got Talent, a talent show competition which is part of the Got Talent franchise owned by Simon Cowell, launched last weekend with a live screening at the Coca Cola headquarters...

15 Aug 2019

Discover Digital International partnered with SPI/Filmbox

Digital Entertainment On Demand (DEOD) will now offer FilmBox Africa, FilmBox Arthouse, Fast&FunBox HD, DocuBox HD, 360 TuneBox, Gametoon HD and FashionBox HD...

14 Aug 2019

African Digital Media Awards 2019 finalists

WAN-IFRA has announced the 2019 finalists for the prestigious African Digital Media Awards...

13 Aug 2019

Startimes to broadcast UEFA Euro 2020 in Sub Saharan Africa

StarTimes has secured transmission rights for UEFA Euro 2020 as well as Qualifiers to EURO 2020, UEFA Nations League 2020/21 and European Qualifiers to FIFA World Cup 2022...

13 Aug 2019

StarTimes invested $1.9m for new TV channel in Kenya

StarTimes Media is developing a new content channel in Kenya which will target mainly women with local programs...

6 Aug 2019

Elon Musk says Netflix and YouTube are coming to Teslas

"Netflix and drive" might become a thing now that Elon Musk revealed upcoming support for the streaming service and YouTube on his Tesla vehicles...

By Shereesa Moodley 31 Jul 2019

Africa is a great repository for untapped and untold stories

A diverse and culturally rich African continent is a bedrock for storytelling...

By Yolisa Phahle 30 Jul 2019

Kenyan music start-up Smubu hits 200K users mark

Kenyan music streaming service considers expansion into other African countries...

24 Jul 2019

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