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- In a move it hopes will motivate South Africans into taking preventative action, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa has announced it has made history by televising a live broadcast of a two-hour single bypass open heart surgery on national television .

- The National Geographic Wild six-part series profiling some of the planet’s most dangerous creatures, will include a South African made documentary about Great White Sharks. The film is to be screened on National Geographic‘s international channels and is expected to be repeated regularly over five years to an estimated audience of 100 million viewers

- The Goethe-Institut Library Lounge in Rwanda has organised a series of movies made in Rwanda to be shown to the public free of charge. Movies like 100 Days have already shown been on July 22 and 24 respectively. On July 29, a collection of movies will be shown like Scars Of My Days by Gilbert Ndahayo and Omar M. Sibomana, Behind These Walls by Pierre Kayitana, A Love Letter To My Country by Thierry Dushimirimana, Graduation Day by Ayuup Kasasa Mago.

- A total of 70 minutes daily has been set aside for Angolan political parties contesting in the parliamentary elections of September 5 this year to air their electoral campaigns on the Public Television (TPA).