State House

State House opens doors to African drama

Having moved into original entertainment programming, East African pay TV operator Zuku is starting to invest in its own dramas, including Kenya’s answer to The West Wing. Local execs believe the region could be set for a booming scripted trade. East Africa’s Zuku has moved into originals as a way to differentiate itself from larger […]

Zuku enters ‘Kenyan West Wing’

African pay TV operator Zuku has commissioned a 12x30mins political drama billed as “Kenya’s answer to HBO’s The West Wing“. State House is being filmed in the Kenyan capital and features well known East African stars. It is set in Nairobi’s presidential residence in 2013 just as the government is changing and an old dictator […]