Zuku introduces Nollywood channel


Wananchi group entertainment brand’s Zuku launched the Zuku Nolly channel which is a 24-hour channel dedicated to showing movies from the Nigerian film industry. The channel provides various types of programs from drama, comedy, romance , to thrillers, traditional fantasy movies and family shows which are all in English and broadcasts seven days a week.

“Zuku Nolly is a 24/7 movie channel dedicated to showing Nollywood movies on Channel 211. We are very keen to offer our subscribers relevant content and our research findings point to the increasing popularity of Nigerian movies to a large section of our audience,” declare Richard Alden, CEO of Wananchi Group.

Alden further said that Zuky Nolly will bring the best of the Nigeria industry which is the third largest film producing country in the world after Hollywood and Bollywood to its subscribers.

Zuku is an East African brand under the Wananchi Group and Zuku TV has been launched in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and most recently Zambia. Zuku is planning to roll out its services to more Africans countries in the near future.
Source: nextvame  7 October 2015