Sports

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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?

Huawei to run 5G trial in Egypt

Huawei will run its first 5G network trial in Egypt at the Cairo International Stadium during the the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

President Museveni has issued a directive to effectively ban sports betting in Uganda

Uganda's President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has issued a directive to ban sports betting which will likely dent the prospects of expansion of the likes of online sports betting company, SportPesa.