Investment - In Brief


- CAD (China Africa Development fund) inked an agreement with Star communication network technology on Dec 21, 2011 to develop a wireless digital TV network in Africa.

- The 28th edition of the African Cup of Nations Orange will be held from January 21 to February 12, 2012 in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, the most important international football competition in Africa, bringing together the sixteen best national teams. On this occasion, Canal + Africa invested again in this great sporting event through the setting up of special programmes including HD broadcast.

South Sudan: Official blames SSTV management for poor programmes despite funding. In Juba, the Undersecretary in the Ministry of Information George Garang Deng said poor management system of National Television SSTV and South Sudan Radio is a sole cause of in poor performance of the country's media house. Source: The Citizen, Lagu Joseph Jackson, 7 January 2012.