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How a Nigerian filmmaker lost $10,000 trying to build Africa's Netflix

Q&A with Oluwatobi Ogunwande and how they lost $10,000 trying to build Africa's Netflix.

Comprehensive guide on Netflix and Showmax in South Africa

How to choose between Netflix and Showmax in South Africa.

The Internet isn't really global

Private companies – many based in the USA – are blocking access to their websites from particular countries around the world. It's contributing to a splintering of the global internet.

DStv Now launches 3 new video streaming apps specifically for TVs

DStv Now, the video streaming app for Multichoice's DStv subscribers, has announced the release of 3 apps specifically targeted at big screen TVs. DStv says they launched the new apps as they have observed new use cases emerging for DStv Now such as providing a way to get DStv’s

MultiChoice' Netflix and Amazon Prime headache

DISCLOSURE: Showmax BV has done business with iAfrikan Digital as a client and also sponsored iAfrikan's Annual Tech Round-up 2017 event which was held in Nairobi, Kenya. Recently, Calvo Mawela (CEO at MultiChoice South Africa stated that as a result of OTT (Over The Top) VOD (Video On Demand) services

Obamas sign agreement with Netflix

Netflix has announced that it has entered into a multiyear agreement with former USA President, Barack Obama, and his wife, Michelle Obama, for content production. The Obamas are reported to have setup a company called Higher Ground Productions, specifically to produce content for Netflix. The content that the Obamas will

South Africa's Films and Publications Board has re-classified Inxeba (The Wound)

In a move that has raised concerns among some sections of South Africa, the movie Inxeba (The Wound) has been re-classified by the Film and Publications Board from a rating of 16LS (Language, Sex) to X18. With this re-classification, Inxeba can only be viewed publicly in designated adult viewing cinemas.