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AzamTV sets out to become another pan-continental pay TV challenger starting its home market, Tanzania

Issued by Balancing Act

Despite the seemingly unassailable position of DStv in the pay TV market in Sub Saharan Africa, challengers keep coming forward to take them on.

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Viewsat sees a doubling of satellite TV channels in Africa in 2014

Issued by Balancing Act

There are now over 1500 TV channels broadcast via satellite over Africa. African TV channels are expanding their footprint in and outside of Africa to increase their audience.

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Africa: Massive opportunities in the Sports TV sector

Issued by Balancing Act

Balancing Act polled TV channels sports experts, sports programmes distributors and advertising agencies to uncover catalogues of sports TV programmes available, budgets spent by TV channels on sports programmes and major opportunities.

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Predictions for the African audio-visual and broadcast sectors

Issued by Balancing Act

Officially, 10 countries have now launched DTT so far; Namibia is the latest one and GOtv (DStv’s DTT arm) has been active in more countries launching private DTT services.

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SA Participates in Western Sahara Film Festival

Issued by National Film and Video Foundation

South Africa is participating in the 11th edition of the International Film Festival in Western Sahara (FiSahara) which kicked off on Wednesday in the Wilaya of Dakhla, Sahrawi refugee camps.

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Al Jazeera reports on South African elections, 20 years into democracy

Issued by KEViN LiKES

As 25 million registered South Africans prepare to go to polls on 7 May 2014, Al Jazeera will look back on 20 years of the country’s democracy.

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Al Jazeera takes legal action against Egyptian authorities

Issued by KEViN LiKES

Al Jazeera Media Network has submitted an official notification of dispute to the interim Egyptian government.

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AfriDocs : The Bottom Line

Issued by Documentary Filmmakers Association

The fifth episode of the Emmy awarded Have You Heard from Johannesburg series about the global anti-apartheid movement by Connie Field will be creening on 28th April on ED (DStv channel 318) and GOtv channel 65

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Danny Glover charts path for Africa cinema, joins AFA Board

Issued by The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)

Danny Glover, an award-winning Hollywood actor has that collaborating with other professionals in other big markets in the US, North America and South America is the only way motion picture professionals in Africa can maximize their talents for so

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Cape Town set to clinch big-budget movie deal

Issued by Cape Film Commission

Cape Town is close to clinching a deal for the most expensive movie to be shot in South Africa. Negotiations are advanced, according to those close to the deal.

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