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AfricAvenir & FNCC host yet another Namibian Film Event. In order to promote public awareness in Namibia about Namibian film heritage, AfricAvenir and the FNCC screen Namibian cinematic products on a bi-monthly basis. The month of May will see the focus on 'Women in Namibian Film'.
On 14 May, 18h30, AfricAvenir & the FNCC present three short films by female directors from Namibia, namely Bridget Pickering (Uno's World), Oshosheni Hiveluah (100 Bucks), and Krischka Stoffels (Tjiraa).
Discover Digital is a digital entertainment business planning to launch an alternative Video-on-Demand (VoD) TV service in South Africa later this year.
This recent news came out when the company announced the acquisition of streaming, download and electronic sell through (EST) rights to South Africa's premier national motorcycle racing category, the Monster Energy SuperGP Champions Trophy. Full story here:
Satellite operators Eutelsat Communications have signed a three-year contract with international facilities and content service provider, The International Media Associates (TIMA) in order for them to better disseminate news in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as broadcast from its London headquarters. In order to do this, TIMA has acquired capacity on the EUTELSAT 10A satellite with hopes that it will enhance its ability to serve international news teams covering high-profile events such as the Oscar Pistorius trial. Full story here:
MTN Play Côte d’Ivoire is getting "5,000 video views a month”: Broadband access is not an issue anymore. Read the full story here.