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* A seventeen series documentary entitled: 'The Gambia in motion' produced by the Gambian based media firm, I-Media, was was presented to the country’s President Yahya Jammeh.
* Uganda Telecom has signed a multi-million dollar deal with Protel Studios to sponsor the 'Who wants to be a millionaire' television programme. Eng. Abdulbaset E lazzabi, the utl managing director, said the $4.5m venture would see lucky viewers win sh25m every week. He said the firm signed a two-year deal with Protel, adding that they hoped to build the profile of the show, which is very popular in the US, UK and Nigeria.
* Multichoice Malawi General Manager Steven Knight attributed the sky-rocketing subscription to the Malawi Kwacha currency devaluation, CAMA executive director John Kapito has described the scenario as illegal and unfair. This explanation has landed Multichoice Malawi in trouble as the Central Bank has also condemned the company for transacting in foreign currency describing it as illegal. Currently, Malawian subscribers are paying K10,070 for full bouquet when they were paying K9,300 in October 2009 before it went up again in November to K9,700.