Nickelodeon celebrates birthday with multiplay in Africa


Now in its 30 year, Children channel Nickelodeon has launched a new website to complement the launch of its Nickelodeon Africa channel back in July 2008 on DStv channel 305. Targeted to African kids aged from 4 to 14 both on and off-air, the English language website at features interactive games and downloads as well as programming news and community areas. Nickelodeon has also launched a mobile TV channel via the Vodacom network in Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania. 24-hour Nickelodeon channel goes to more than 1.5 million subscribers across Southern Africa. MTV Networks International is now planning to expand the brand across multiple media platforms. The MTV brand is represented in Africa by Southern African licensing agency Character Licensing & Marketing.Gabon: RTG1 will show a special homage to Georges Rawiri

This Thursday state television channel RTG1 will show a tribute to George Rawiri who died in Paris on 9 April. He was a famous media personality, having made his reputation in radio before becoming the first President of the Senate.

Tribute was also paid to him when the Gabonese President Omar Bongo Ondimba opened a new building for RTG called« Maison Georges Rawiri ». He was elected President of the Senate in March 1997 and re-elected in February 2003.