Animania, a festival of animated movies, begins on DStv
Jan05

Animania, a festival of animated movies, begins on DStv

For fans of animated movies, The Animania Festival is here! From 4th December 2015 till 12th January 2016, DStv will air a non-stop line-up of some of your kids’ favourite animated movies on Mnet Movies Family (Channel 105). The Animania Festival will feature a line-up of exciting movies like Frozen, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Ice Age, Cars and more. If you sing ‘Let it Go’ better than Queen Elsa, want to find Nemo again and wish...

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Why does African news get so little coverage?
Aug07

Why does African news get so little coverage?

It’s exotic, mysterious and far-flung. You should be watchful of the tsetse fly and, apparently, Livingstone and Stanley have been there and actually seen it. Yes, perhaps you’ve heard of this place called Africa. With three South African 24-hour TV news channels on DStv, the irony of the African story is that local viewers are getting less – not more – news stories and on-air TV news coverage from here. Watch a while and you’ll...

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DStv adds new channel for Southern Africa viewers
Jul01

DStv adds new channel for Southern Africa viewers

Cape Town – On Wednesday at 20:00 MultiChoice will launch a new channel, Zambezi Magic (DStv 160) on DStv for viewers in Southern Africa, outside of South Africa to give them access to South Africa’s popular soaps. Zambezi Magic will show SABC soaps ranging from SABC1’s Generations and SABC3’s Isidingo to SABC2’s Muvhango among the curated content from the SABC’s archives, as well as shows pulled from M-Net and...

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MultiChoice adds 18 SABC radio stations to DStv audio bouquet
Jun08

MultiChoice adds 18 SABC radio stations to DStv audio bouquet

All of The South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) 19 radio services will now be available on DStv’s audio package from Thursday. Previously, only Metro FM was on this platform. Leslie Ntloko, SABC Group Executive: Radio, states: “SABC Radio has over the years claimed its rightful space by dominating the airwaves and it is now the right time to further expand on our offering, by using alternative platforms. This partnership...

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New DStv “golden oldies” channel from SABC launched
May19

New DStv “golden oldies” channel from SABC launched

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has officially launched the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s “golden oldies” TV C, SABC Encore, in Johannesburg. The repeat entertainment SABC channel will start running from 5pm to 11pm today on MultiChoice’s DStv channel 156. Minister Muthambi said the new channel is targeted at South African audiences of all ages and will showcase some of South Africa’s old favourites and classics of...

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