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SuperSport Adds Ethiopian League To Its Portfolio Of Soccer Properties

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MultiChoice Group (MCG) is proud to announce that its subsidiary SuperSport has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast Ethiopian Premier League matches. This is an exciting opportunity to support Ethiopian football and its fans, and to affirm Multichoice Group’s commitment to investing in Ethiopia and across the African continent.

SuperSport adds Ethiopia to its portfolio of soccer properties, which includes the Zambian Premier League and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) in South Africa, reaffirming MCG’s commitment to investment in sport across Africa.

The Ethiopian Premier League is the top association football division in Ethiopia, and comprises 16 clubs. Broadcasts of the Ethiopian Premier League will be carried across the entire territory of sub-Saharan Africa and the adjacent islands, where the appetite for soccer is substantial.

MultiChoice Group CEO Calvo Mawela emphasised the significance of the sport for the Group and what the deal means for Ethiopian football: “Through SuperSport, we are the leading broadcaster of sport in Africa, with our programming being viewed by millions of fans continent-wide. Sport is an integral part of our content offering and supporting the development of sport content makes sense for our business. This partnership will give the Ethiopian Premier League greater visibility, attracting fans from across the continent.”

Commenting on the agreement Ethiopian Premier League chairman, Lt. Fekade Mamo said “We recognise the importance of having the right partners on board to contribute in growing our league and to cultivate local talent. This is a significant step forward for the league, and will create a brighter future for players, the industry, and bring Ethiopian football closer to the world.”

This agreement is particularly exciting for MultiChoice and DStv Ethiopia, Director of Multichoice Ethiopia, Omar Bagersh added, “this is an important milestone for Ethiopian football and will substantially impact the football landscape in the country and create multiple economic spin -offs around football in one of the largest countries on the African continent”

MultiChoice Ethiopia CEO, Gelila G.Michael said, “This is an exciting addition on DStv, particularly for our customers in Ethiopia. We are eager to mobilize for this exciting task ahead and are underway to making every effort so that sports fans have easy access to our products and a seamless experience across the country.”

SuperSport will produce the broadcasts, alongside the empowerment of local production staff. SuperSport’s holistic approach to developing local leagues has seen those leagues grow from strength to strength and the Ethiopian Premier League will no doubt benefit from having a partner of the stature and expertise of SuperSport as it looks to the future.

This announcement is the latest in a series of exciting developments which mark MCG’s investment in Ethiopia. Through DStv Ethiopia and the investment in local content such as the Ethiopian Premier League, Amharic language channels such as Zee Alem, Nick Jnr Amharic and local free-to-air channels, MultiChoice is developing a strong value proposition to deliver world -class, locally relevant content to audiences across Ethiopia.

“This is an important agreement for MCG, one which affirms our commitment to investing in Ethiopia and across Africa. We will continue to demonstrate our commitment to Ethiopia through the development of local skills and industries, and through exciting plans for content that speak to Ethiopians in their own voice. By continuing to invest in local markets across Africa we intend to create lasting value for local industries; and opportunities for local content creators; distribution of content in local languages and promotion of local talent,” added Mawela.

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Akel Adjudged ‘Best Female DJ’ Of The Year At Ghana DJ Awards – 2020

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The winners of the eighth annual Ghana DJ Awards were announced in Accra on 21 November. The event happened at the Silver Star Towers and had massive industry personalities in the entertainment sector representation.

DJ Akel was the winner for the Best Female DJ of the Year 2020 at the Ghana DJ Awards. In the category were DJ Nyce, Dj Prytty, DJ MJ, DJ Switch, The Mask DJ, DJ Jay Jay and in the end DJ Akel emerged the winner. She was a nominee for last year’s event as well but wasn’t able to win. Finally this year was her chance and she grabbed it.

DJ Akel is known as Emmanuella Akelentugna Afulani by birth. She is a graduate of University of Professional Studies. She has worked with A1 Radio in Bolgatanga, Onua Fm and 3Fm here in Accra. She also worked with Kwese Tv as a DJ for Home Run and Arena which were live tv shows.

Get familiar with her on her socials
Instagram @dj_akel, Facebook Dj Akel and Twitter @DJ_Akel

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Abeiku Santana Honored For Pioneering Live Worship On Ghana Radio

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Widely acclaimed as the initiator of the now popular live worship sessions on radio Dr Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey Santana, host of the ‘Ekwanso Dwoodwoo’ Drive time show on Okay 101.7 Fm and the Managing Director of Kaya Tours Ltd & Kaya Management Service , has been honored for his exceptional contribution to Ghana’s Gospel Industry.

It all started about 20yrs ago when Abeiku Santana among other media personalities brought Cindy Thompson, Esther Smith , Noble Nketiah just to mention a few into the public limelight. From the days of Ashh 101.7fm in Kumasi and Adom 106.3fm in Tema , Abeiku Santana will occasionally bring Gospel Singers and their instrumentalists on his Drivetime show to minister live to listeners.

The studios of Okay Fm was on the afternoon of Friday 20th November, flooded with a team from one of the renowned Christian media agencies, Gospel 360 Africa, led by Andy Favored and flanked by several A-list Gospel artistes.

Present to honor the Ace broadcaster were the multiple award winning acts, Joe Mettle and MOG Music legendary Cindy Thompson, Daughters of Glorious Jesus, Abena Serwaah Ophelia , Rev Thomas Yawson among several Personalities.

Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey , a Chattered Media Practitioner from Global Academy of Finance & Management, was presented with several Gospel 360 Africa branded souvenirs, a citation of honor, a plaque, a customized cake, among others.

The entire studio was filled with euphoria as the honoree looked genuinely surprised and expressed his appreciation for the kind gesture and honor bestowed upon him. Abeiku Santana is listed among the top 100 tourism Influencers in Africa.

Source: beeniewords.com

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King Lagazee Is Ghana’s Reggae/Dancehall DJ Of The Year

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Isaac Monney, popularly known in Ghanaian Showbiz circles as “King Lagazee” has won big again at this year’s Ghana DJ Awards (2020).

For the 4th time he has won the same category – “Reggae/Dancehall DJ Of The Year”. He won first time in 2016, then the following year 2017 and the year after (2018) he won – consecutively for 3 times. And this year, 2 years later he won it back again in 2020.

King Lagazee hosts Ghana’s biggest Reggae/Dancehall magazine on Radio on Hitz 103.9fm. His show is called “Yaad Settingz”, airs live every Sunday between 8:00pm to 10:00pm.

King Lagazee holds a very enviable score on his radar – he has hosted and interviewed music greats from Grammy winning artistes Morgan Heritage, Rocky Dawuni (Grammy Nominee), Stonebwoy (BET Winner), Shatta Wale (IRAWMA Winner), Samini (MOBO / MTV Winner) among others. His catalogue pulls a huge audience from across Africa to Europe, USA and The Caribbean.

Congratulations to King Lagazee and his entire Lagazee Sound International Crew (Selector Garlic, Junior Maestro, Benedict Jahface, Bob Afrika, Naa British Accra).

Source: beeniewords.com

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Doreen Avio Bags “Female On-air Personality” Of The Year At MAYA Awards

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Award-winning ace Journalist, Doreen Avio, was announced female On-air Personality for both TV and Radio at the just ended Moreklue All Youth African Awards, popularly known as MAYA awards Africa after beating off competition from other illustrious media practitioners, including Emcee RNB, Melody, Jennifer Ibrahim, Sheye Banks, Maame Afua Boatemaa, Michael Erumaka, Tabitarrh, Charles Born, Joan Ngomba, Pearl Cardy, others.

MAYA Awards Africa was created 6 years ago to motivate capacity development and ensure the reward of excellence amongst youth. It also gives more youths the reason to do more for themselves and by extension the society.

Doreen Avio, the Joy News TV and Hitz 103.9 Fm’s Journalist, since her emergence on to the media landscape, has contributed intensively to the positive growth of the country’s creative economy. With her job revolving around researching, writing and reporting/presenting news stories – but not limited to entertainment, she has been able to initiate thought-provoking conversations and also influencing decision making in the country with her constructive outputs.

Adding up to previous trophies won in her endeavor, including the “Best Female Television Personality” at the NELAS, and “On-air Personality Of The Year” &“Television Personality” of the year at the Scream All Youth Awards etc, the 2020 MAYA Awards win justifies and attests to the fact that, she has been illustrious in the last 12 months.

Hosted by TV Face, FEMI DANIELS and actress, OMOTUNDE SHOGUNLE, popularly known as MoSogunle and shown across Nigeria and beyond to a target 4 million audience, the awards event telecasted on DSTV, GOTV, STARTIMES and PLAY TV network while global audience streamed live on YouTube, Facebook Live and IG Live via the MAYA official pages while the TV broadcast was live.

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