Broadcast News - In Brief


- Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) has announced the launch of new digital TV and radio channels. Its strategy is to offer content in local languages: tamoul, marathi, télougou, mandarin and ourdou.

- Seeing that its audience has decreased over the past 5 years, Denise Epote, Director of TV5 Monde Afrique recently announced that she wants to improve the channel’s positioning and audience in Senegal.

SABC CEO Solly Mokoetle is taking huge financial strain, saying he has run up legal bills of more than R500,000 in the six weeks since his suspension by the broadcaster’s board.