Africa: 2 Kenyans Emerge Overall Winners of CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2016

Asha Ahmed Nwilu and Rashid Idi of Kenya Television Network, Kenya have emerged the overall winners of the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2016. They were awarded the top prize for their report ‘Terror Crossing’ aired on the Kenya Television Network. Their entry tops the list of 1000 entries and they clinched the top prize among 38 finalists from 15 […]

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Economic woes: 288,000 subscribers dump DStv in Nigeria

DStv is currently grappling with falling pay-tv subscription numbers in Nigeria and other countries in the sub-Saharan Africa, with over 288,000 subscribers dumping the satellite television platform in the last one year, New Telegraph has learnt. It was gathered that the subscribers’ decision stemmed from the annual service hike, which has made service unaffordable to many, coupled with the lowering […]

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Transgender: Dstv removes Caitlyn Jenners TV show as Nigerians protest show

MultiChoice Nigeria, owners of DStv have dropped the popular controversial transgender reality television , “I Am Cait” from its E! Entertainment channel DSTV 124 and GOtv channel 24 following complaints about the show from Nigerians. ‎ A statement released by the satellite TV company disclosed that they are aware of the concerns raised by some of their viewers regarding the […]

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MTN Nigeria gets N70bn broadcast licence

By: ISAIAH ERHIAWARIEN The direct to home television broadcast in the country may soon witness stiffer competition as MTN Ni­geria has acquired a broadcast licence from the National Broad­casting Commission (NBC). The licence, which is said to be worth about N34 billion will enable the mobile operator provide digital Pay TV services to Nigerians thereby making it the second South […]

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