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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba - Part 1

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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Nigeria's iROKO announces new funding for African content after Netflix arrival

Nigerian online television and film distribution service iROKO on Monday announced $19m worth of new deals, including with French giant Canal+, to boost operations and take-up across Africa...

Afrinolly launches app to combat piracy of African films

Afrinolly has launched MarketPlace, a pay per view, secured mobile platform for the distribution of Nollywood/African movies, short films, series and more to GSM users in Nigeria...

New VOD service for Nigeria from Ericsson

Ericsson will launch a new subscription video on demand (VOD) service called NuVu in partnership with leading telecoms Airtel Nigeria in the first quarter of 2016...

Inview, NBC Nigeria select Paywizard for digital TV switchover

Inview and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) of Nigeria have selected Paywizard, the specialist in subscriber management for pay-tv, to support the national digital TV switchover project...

Anytime, anywhere, any device - TV of the future

There's no doubt the emergence streaming platforms is set to drastically alter the way traditional media broadcasters do business. Here's how Viacom International Media Networks offer a mobile content experience to complement their traditional TV offering...

By Leigh Andrews

New kids channel in Nigeria from Turner Broadcasting

Turner Africa has expanded its children's offering with the introduction of Boing across the continent. Launched in May this year, the non-exclusive kids' channel has already received uptake in Nigeria...

Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

Nigerians kick against increase in DStv's subscription fees

Nigerians have described the recent increase by Multi-Choice, owners of DStv of its subscription fees as uncalled for and demanded its immediate reversal...

By Igho Oyoyo

Nigerian military releases Al Jazeera journalists

Al Jazeera has confirmed that its two journalists held by the Nigerian military since 24 March 2015 have been released...

African business reporting in the spotlight

If you thought the state of business in Africa was stagnant, think again. Lerato Mbele, Presenter of Africa Business Report on BBC World News, tells us about its vibrancy...

By Leigh Andrews

Access Bank appeals to youth through AccelerateTV platform

In an aim to target Nigeria's youth, Access Bank Plc has launched AccelerateTV, a social interaction platform which delivers creative content...

Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...

The future of television is at DISCOP Africa

The annual DISCOP Africa market has become an important annual pan-African industry gathering, bringing together the driving forces behind the continent's multiplatform television and digital content businesses...

Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies

South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.

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