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- South African trade union Solidarity has accused digital television operator DStv of censorship after it rejected an advertisement marketing the union.
Solidarity said it is launching a campaign this week to release the rejected advertisement – which markets Solidarity membership and would have been aired on kykNET – to the public.

-  Nigerian company, Core Media Services, has launched a 24-hour digital TV station, Core TV News, on the StarTimes platform. “Our agenda is to everywhere. That is why we started with StarTimes,” said Jide Adediran, Managing Director, Core Media Services. “We are already present in 33 states of the federations. We have gone beyond regional TV station (during its six months of test transmissions)”. The new channel platform further plans to expand into more than 16 more cities in Nigeria before the end of 2014.