Ghana


Steve Harvey to produce African versions of ‘Family Feud’

Steve Harvey, who hosts the US version of Fremantle-owned gameshow format Family Feud, has secured the rights to create African versions of the classic franchise – for South Africa and Ghana. The deal was done through Harvey’s company Steve Harvey Global, with the local versions to be produced by Fremantle’s local production partner in the […]

MTG offloads loss-making African TV operations

Sweden-based media group MTG has completed the sale of its loss-making free TV channels and production business in Ghana and Nigeria, with a further deal in Tanzania expected to close soon. Econet Media – the regional telco, pay TV operator and owner of the Kwesé Sports service – is buying the African operations for an undisclosed […]

Comment: African film is changing the view of the continent

Mandy Roger, head of African acquisitions, sales and business development, group content services, M-Net The African film industry is one of the most rapidly evolving in the world today. Previous African democracies, questionable media freedoms and shaky economies are some of the factors that have hampered sustained infrastructure and skills development in the African film […]