Johannesburg World soccer's governing body is hoping to use the 2010 World Cup tournament, which began in South Africa on June 11, to give African broadcasters a boost in covering sports events.
Johannesburg A project that will show World Cup soccer matches on a giant outdoor screen in the rural Kenyan town of Kilifi is hoping to use the event as a way to teach villagers how to share their…
Nigerian filmmakers often get credit for their low-budget ingenuity and remarkable productivity. But for an industry that churns out more than 800 films a year, what Nollywood still lacks is critical…
Ethiopia's first independent satellite web launched in May, breaking the monopoly long held by pubcaster Ethiopian Television.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva last week announced the launch of TV Brasil Intl., a Portuguese-language web targeting African nations.
Nigerian media company Network News 24 has launched pay TV web NN24, the west African nation's first 24-hour news channel.
Kenyan soccer fans are up in arms after a group of Islamic clerics in the country's north banned the public broadcast of soccer matches just weeks before this summer's World Cup.
The theater in Ruyigi, Burundi, allows Hutus and Tutsis once divided by civil war to share the moviegoing experience together.
On Digital Media is hoping an a la carte model will help its satellite pay platform TopTV gain a foothold in South Africa against established MultiChoice's DStv.
In an ancient Tuareg settlement in the sands of northern Niger, Africa's newest reality TV contestants are tackling a different type of challenge -- the slow process of desertification, and the…