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On the opening day of The Joburg Film Festival, Showmax released an open commissioning brief to the African film industry calling for pitches for...

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In recent months, a battle has been simmering in Mugithi and debates raging, as older artists demand their fair share of compensation for the numerous Mugithi hits today that are essentially cover versions of much older songs.

Local Content Reigns In The Most-watched Titles On Showmax Kenya In 2022

Kenyan viewers are interested in watching high quality local content, new statistics from Showmax have shown. According to the latest viewing statistics from Showmax, seven...

Kenya Breweries, Matata Partner for ‘Super Morio Experience’ Launch

Some of the local artistes enlisted to boost the experience included Wakadinali, Karun, Bensoul, Nviiri, Buruklyn boyz, Dj Joe Mfalme, Dj Daqchild and hosted by Reedah Yvonne and Guddah man.

Elani’s Maureen Makes Acting Debut in Showmax Christmas Movie

"I have always felt that our content sometimes doesn’t take significant calendar events like Christmas into account. A Familiar Christmas captures the mood of the season from our perspective; it’s a step to bring our content and culture home.”

Machachari Star Govi Returns in Showmax Drama ‘Pepeta’

Featuring a predominantly young cast, including some who have never been seen on screen before, Pepeta stars Brahim Ouma (Famous) in his first-ever lead role as Junior. The cast also includes Malik Lemuel, who makes a major comeback after Machachari.

Andrew Kibe: From Homelessness to Media Empire Owner

His daily livestreams attract tens of thousands of viewers, as was apparent last week when he raised around Ksh350,000 to reward the Kisii University student who went viral for his impression of Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua.

Nikita Kering’ Named Spotify EQUAL Africa Artist for November

"As a young woman, making music has always been more than just vibes. It’s been a blessing. However, having to always keep a third eye open has been a big challenge. Like any other male-dominated field, it’s hard to know if my talent and expertise will be enough to get me to the top,” says Nikita.

Showmax Confirms ‘Single Kiasi’ Season 2 As Production Begins

After the success of Single Kiasi season one, Showmax has confirmed that the hit drama series will be coming back for a new season. The second...

Showmax Starts Production Of ‘The Real Housewives Of Nairobi’

African streaming service Showmax, in partnership with NBC Universal Formats, is bringing The Real Housewives to Nairobi. The Real Housewives of Nairobi, which will debut in 2023...

Nameless Wants South C Road Named After E-Sir

Artist David Mathenge commonly known as ‘Nameless’ has petitioned to have a street in South C named posthumously after ‘E-Sir’. On launching the ‘Launch a...

Showmax Titles Win Big At Emmys 2022

 Showmax is the best place in Africa to stream international series, according to the Primetime Emmy Awards.Content on Showmax won 27 Emmys, including Outstanding...

MultiChoice Kenya Showcase Got Exciting Line-up Of Entertainment

MultiChoice Kenya held its 2022 annual content showcase this week in an exciting reveal of upcoming sports, local and international content that will keep...

StarTimes Secures FIBA EuroBasket 2022 Broadcast Rights

Pay television company StarTimes has acquired the FIBA EuroBasket 2022 broadcast rights. The tournament will be star-studded as ever with the biggest names in...

House Of Dragons Sequel Premiere Screening Attracts Hundreds In Nairobi

Three hundred DStv fans of HBO's popular Game of Thrones series were treated to a private invite-only screening of the premier episode of the...

Review: Achol Atem’s Sawa Sawa Visuals Break The Internet

It was once claimed that music star Achol Atem was “the next big thing” in the South Sudan and Africa music industry. It was...

Startimes Unveils A Dedicated Women’s Sports Channel

Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has launched a dedicated women’s sports channel for its Kenyan subscribers. The channel, to be known as W-Sport will...

5 Must-watch African Reality Shows On Showmax

In Africa, just like the rest of the world, reality TV has become one of the most popular genres of television, especially with the...

Riveting Telenovela Sanura Set To Grip Local Content Lovers

An emotive and thrilling new telenovela about a young woman caught between preserving ancient tradition and forging her own path is set to premiere...

Big Brother NAIJA Season 7 Premieres July 23 On DStv and GOtv

Africa’s Most Popular Reality Show, Big Brother Naija, will return for its seventh season this July with a double launch show on Saturday, 23rd July...

Jalango, Prezzo Face Roast in New Comedy Show

Roast House is co-produced by Eugene Mbugua’s D&R Studios and Stand-Up Collective’s team of comedians.

5 Top Kenyan Actresses and Where to Find Them

Most people will agree that Serah Ndanu has always been in a league of her own, from her Kalasha-winning role in Rugged Priest to her femme fatale role in Dorothy Ghettuba’s Swahili soap opera Sumu la Penzi. But perhaps her range on screen is most evident in her distinct portrayal of warring twin sisters Linda and Nicole in the Kenyan Showmax Original thriller series Igiza.

From Telenovelas To ‘Igiza’, Blessing Lung’aho Is Ready For His Comedy Debut

In only three years, Blessing Lung’aho has made a name for himself with his roles in two of Kenya’s most popular telenovelas - Maria and Zora. Recently,...

Betty Kyallo Reality Series ‘Kyallo Kulture’ Coming To Showmax

Kyallo Kulture, a new Kenyan reality series about Betty Kyallo and her sisters Mercy and Gloria, is set to premiere on Showmax on 17...

Here Are The Best International Series On Showmax In June

Showmax content featured prominently at the British Academy Television Awards (BAFTA TV Awards), held on 8 May 2022. In addition to Uprising’s win for Factual...

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