Kwesé TV official broadcaster of the NBA Africa 2017

24 February 2017


The news has been announced by the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA). The NBA Africa Game 2017 (NBA’s second game in Africa), will be kicking off in the month of August this year in South Africa. The official broadcaster will be Kwesé TV, the African pay-tv platform, this time.

The basketball competition will be aired live on the sub-saharan Africa, Kwesé TV, on internet and mobile platform. This will include Kwesé Free Sports, Kwesé Sports, selected free-to-air channels, on the website ( and the Kwesé app.

Strive Masiyiwa, the Founder and Executive Chairman of Econet, revealed: “Kwesé is fast becoming the destination of choice for sports fanatics across sub-Saharan Africa, and the ability to exclusively carry NBA content, including NBA Africa Game 2017, on all Kwesé platforms is indicative of the strides we are making in the sports and broadcast industries”.

Amadou Gallo Fall, the Vice President and Managing Director for Africa for NBA, commented: “[…] I hope fans from throughout Africa will join us in Johannesburg or on Kwesé’s platforms on August 5 to see some of the NBA’s best players compete on African soil”.

Source: NexTV News 20 February 2017