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Content Distribution  |  MTV Base Releases Amapiano Docu-Series After Legal Issues

In 2019 Arthur Sebela created a docu-series that would follow the development of the music genre, amapiano, by interviewing some of the pioneers and participants of the genre and some music veterans and insiders. Before its debut, Arthur Sebela received ...
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Content Distribution  |  Netflix To Have Exclusive Rights To Nigerian 'One Lagos Night' Film

According to BMA's media sources, global streaming giant, Netflix, has been confirmed to have acquired exclusive rights to Nollywood's 'One Lagos Night', scheduled to be released on 29 May 2021. Produced by prolific film producer Ekene Som Mekwunye, the story ...
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Nigerian REDTV Lifestyle Channel Launches Ghanaian Series

Nigeria-based Lifestyle channel REDTV has announced the launch of its newly Ghanaian developed and produced show about power, marriage, politics, love, and celebrity life. ‘Public Figure’ is set to be released to air on REDTV’s YouTube channel on 19 May ...

"Listing Jozi - Million Rand Real Estate" - BBC Studios Reality TV Show To Debut In June

BBC Studios Africa has revealed its plans to expand its localised content slate, now seen through its new show Listing Jozi, a show set to follow realty brokers from some of the top firms in South Africa. The million-rand estate ...

African Music Rights Org. Inks Deal With Netflix, Facebook and TikTok

Succeeding a deal with search engine Google, the Southern Africa Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) has announced its new agreement with digital platforms Netflix, Facebook and TikTok. The copyright asset management society has, according to reports, started collecting royalties on behalf ...

South Africa’s ‘Two Hues’ Short Film Scores Third Award On The Global Stage

Following its Best Director win at the North Europe International Film Festival during the previous month, ‘Two Hues’ has been awarded another global accolade of Best Women Empowerment Film at the Berlin Short Film Festival. Shot in Cape Town, the ...

Mo Abudu Announces Production Of 'Chief Daddy" Sequel With Netflix

According to BMA sources, the production of the 'Chief Daddy' sequel will be wrapped and released later this year. This comes after Mo Abudu, the Chief Executive Officer of EbonyLife Films, announced that filming of the movie has commenced, and ...

Programming: South Africa's SABC2 Launches 'The Coolest OG's' Game Show In June

The South African Broadcasting Corporation channel, SABC2, has announced its new TV game show, which will set the elderly contestants against each other whilst remaining in their homes. The show is set to start on Sunday the 6th of June ...

My Octopus Teacher Scoops Another Global Win At The Oscars

Following its recent win for Best Documentary at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) and Producers Guild of America Awards, South Africa's My Octopus Teacher has added another award to its accolade. The documentary film ran for an Oscar statuette ...

Global Award-Winning Lesotho Film Launches In SA Cinemas

Post ‘This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection’ significant run for nominations at this year’s Academy Awards and Golden Globes; the film’s production company, Ucuru, launched the Lesotho film in South African cinemas this week. The film is one ...

‘I Am All Girls’ A Netflix Crime Thriller Showcases In South Africa Ahead Of Global Release

Giant streaming service company, Netflix, has released an official trailer for the post-apartheid themed thriller ‘I Am All Girls’, a chilling film about a global child sex trafficking syndicate in South Africa that is set for a worldwide release on ...

'Two Hues' - A South African Directed Production Wins Best Director Award

Weaam Williams and Dominique Roxanne Jossie co-directed the film, which is making waves on the global stage. 'Two Hues' is a South African short film produced in the city of Cape Town about psychological dramas and explores the artistic nature ...