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CAF to use Mediapro for VAR

Following the chaos that ensued during the CAF Champions League final where VAR technology was reported not to be working, CAF has awarded Spain's Mediapro the contract to operate VAR at the African Cup of Nations in Egypt. The technology will be used from the quarter final stages onwards.

Tech companies funding sport in Africa

A list of some of the companies that are involved in funding sports across Africa. This includes some notable technology brands.

Tech is helping the NBA get into Africa

To capitalise on this growing popularity, the NBA is attempting to increase its presence in Africa. One of the ways it is doing this is by streaming playoff matches through its YouTube channel for African fans.

Showmax game changer

MultiChoice-owned Showmax is running a trial of live and pre-recorded sports content on its platform. The Beta feature is available to a randomly selected group of South African customers.

CAF Champions League VAR chaos

During the CAF Champions League final second leg between Esperance Tunis and Wydad Casablanca, VAR technology was reported to be broken and could not be used to review what looked like a legitimate equaliser by Wydad.

Kenya to get national e-sports league

A new e-sports league is set to be inaugurated in Kenya during July 2019.

Welcome to Kenya, the betting nation

Kenya's government recently announced a ban on gambling advertising and celebrity endorsements. Is it too little too late for a country that leads Africa as far as betting is concerned?