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…
Sixteen years after the ethnic violence that claimed some 800,000 lives, filmmakers are still searching for fresh ways to explore the Rwandan genocide.
A racy TV series aimed at teens and twentysomethings is helping to spread the message of AIDS awareness across sub-Saharan Africa.
A controversial news report by a South African web has sparked a showdown with the police, reviving a public debate over press rights in a country known for its media freedom.
Morocco's minority Amazigh community launched its first web this month.
When songstress Rihanna came clean about abusive boyfriend Chris Brown, she was hailed for taking a stand against domestic violence, which the pop idol called a "big secret" that many women were…
The boys of Bujumbura patrol the streets in third-hand T-shirts and ill-fitting jeans, carrying stacks of DVDs they sell to passing motorists, sidewalk diners and curious passers-by.