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Econet to take Pixcomm's Jabu’s Jungle further into Africa


Mon, 22 Aug 2016
 A new agreement with Irish distributor Monster Entertainment will see telecom giant Econet Media bro

Fox Networks Group announces new Africa executive team


Tue, 16 Aug 2016
 On 15 August, FOX Networks Group Europe and Africa announced a new executive structure for FOX Netwo

MTN SA hires OpenView HD’s Maxwell Nonge


Wed, 10 Aug 2016
 MTN South Africa has appointed former OpenView HD head Maxwell Nonge as chief digital officer...

ANN7 fires five more journalists


Fri, 05 Aug 2016
 The five had taken part in protests and other demonstrations in solidarity with eight colleagues who

20th Century Fox signs Africa distribution deal with Les Films 26


Thu, 28 Jul 2016
 20th Century Fox has entered into a distribution deal for its film slate with Les Films 26 in 21 cou

SABC journalists battle to get back to work after court victory


Thu, 28 Jul 2016
 Journalists refused entry into work at the broadcaster's offices, despite the Labour Court ruling th

SGL announces FlashNet Infinity development team


Wed, 27 Jul 2016
 SGL is further expanding its next-generation Infinity development team...

Labour Court rules in favour of four fired SABC journalists


Tue, 26 Jul 2016
 Labour Court has ruled that the South African Broadcasting Corporation must reinstate the sacked jou

Minister to sue Icasa over spectrum auction


Tue, 26 Jul 2016
 Telecommunications and postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele will institute legal proceedings aga

DFA board for 2016/17 announced


Mon, 25 Jul 2016
 The newly-elected Documentary Filmmakers Association (DFA) board are...

SABC interdicted from enforcing censorship decision


Thu, 21 Jul 2016
 The Helen Suzman Foundation and the SABC reached a settlement on Wednesday 20 July 2016. The SABC co

ANC refuses to comment on firing of SABC journalists


Wed, 20 Jul 2016
 On 19 July, News24 reported that the ANC has refused to comment on the axing of eight SABC journalis

Urban Brew Studios facilitates handover of community television station 1KZN TV


Wed, 20 Jul 2016
 Urban Brew Studios has made substantial investments in helping 1KZN TV to develop their capacity and

Ster-Kinekor signs deal with IMAX for three new theatres


Mon, 18 Jul 2016
 Ster-Kinekor Theatres announced a new agreement with IMAX Corporation, to build three new IMAX® thea

SABC journalists make case to ConCourt


Mon, 18 Jul 2016
 The journalists filed the application against the SABC to have its recent policies declared "unconst

Africa is a key component for global distribution


Sun, 17 Jul 2016
 Following the success Keshet International has had in Latin America and Asia, they are trying to rep

UK and SA update co-production agreement


Thu, 14 Jul 2016
 The UK and SA have inked a new television co-production agreement, which will aim to strengthen ties

The Animation School enters into partnership with France's École Émile Cohl


Mon, 11 Jul 2016
 South Africa's The Animation School has announced a new partnership with the acclaimed Émile Cohl Sc

France Télévisions and Globecast sign deal to bring Le Tour to screens


Fri, 01 Jul 2016
 French broadcasting group France Télévisions and the global media solutions provider Globecast have

Naspers hires ex-HBO exec as ShowMax CFO


Wed, 06 Jul 2016
 Naspers named Akash Bhatia chief financial officer of its Showmax video streaming business...

Helen Suzman Foundation launches court case against SABC censorship


Wed, 06 Jul 2016
 The Helen Suzman Foundation has launched an urgent court bid to stop the SABC from implementing its

SABC CEO Jimi Matthews resigns


Tue, 28 Jun 2016
 Veteran journalist and SABC acting CEO Jimi Matthews tweeted a copy of his resignation letter on Mon

EBS announces multi-platform EPG data contract to supply platforms in Africa


Tue, 28 Jun 2016
 EBS, provider of EPG data for platforms, announced that it is has been contracted by ITV Choice to s

NEP acquires Broadcast Solutions Group


Mon, 27 Jun 2016
 NEP Group Inc. recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Broadca

NFVF and Namibia Film Commission sign agreement during DIFF 2016


Thu, 23 Jun 2016
 The NFVF and the Namibia Film Commission signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the Durban Inte
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