When leaked images from a soon-to-be-launched celebrity ratings and parody site was made available to Techloy, we couldn’t help but applaud the creative thinking that the team put into the project, which apparently depicts a humourous caricature of some notable Nigerian celebrities in music, movies, comedy, sports and media.
English football club, Manchester United has revealed amendments to its club policy that will see fans banned from bringing ‘large electronic devices’ to matches at Old Trafford, citing security issues. According to the club’s official website, “large electronic devices including laptops and tablets will be added to the existing list of prohibited items for matchdays at…
The duchess of iROKOland, Jessica Hope announced today that she was leaving the world’s largest online distributor of Nigerian movie content, iROKO Partners to start-up her own venture.
IrokoTv, the video-on-demand platform, which has been tagged by many as the ‘Netflix of Africa’ is bringing Hollywood, Telenovelas and Bollywood movies and Tv shows to Africa.
Skits is a new and exciting social video network that rewards people for engaging with their favourite brands.
In Nigeria, it is not unpopular to see music and movie stars sign endorsement deals as official ambassadors of Internet companies.
Music streaming service, Spotify is reportedly in talks with telecommunications company, Vodacom to introduce its service in Africa, according to a Bloomberg report.
US-based online and mobile social video marketplace, PublicVine founded by Nigerian entrepreneur, Nam Mokwunye, has received “Series A” investment of around $10 million as it plans to commence its global commercial launch in June 2014.
Amidst what seems to be a potential dispute with local partners and authorities in Zimbabwe, Multichoice’s budget pay TV service, GOtv has been off air since January 31, according to tech blog, TechZim.
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FunnyLeni, an emerging funny videos discovery platform that aggregates hilarious local videos has emerged one of the regional winners of the 2013 Google Cloud Developer Challenge.
So you think iROKOtv is the only online video-on-demand platform to watch movies, documentaries, TV series, soaps and shows from Africa? Here are 15 video-on-demand platforms for Africa — you’ve probably never heard of — that are worth watching in 2014.
A new online portal, CGAfrica.com is launching soon to be the leading resource for the computer graphics community in Africa.
South African Pay TV channel, DStv has announced that it has added new features to its DStv iOS app that allows its premium customers to stream or download over 350 titles of series, movies and sport highlights on their iPhones and iPads.
Mobile advertising network, Twinpine has reached an exclusive deal with MTN Nigeria to provide advertisers the opportunity to serve their advertising content on MTN’s entertainment portal, MTN Play.
iROKOtv, the world’s largest distributor of Nollywood movies has successfully renovated and moved into its new three floor office building located in Anthony Village in Lagos, Nigeria.
As technology companies gear up to make big product announcements at this year’s International CES event in Las Vegas, Nevada which is expected to have more than 3,200 exhibitors and 152,000 participants from more than 150 countries, Samsung Electronics has given us a hint of what we should expect from the consumer technology giant.
Africa’s premier mobile music download service, Spinlet today released its list of the top ten most downloaded albums and singles for 2013.
A new music sharing and discovery service called GRUMI is launching tomorrow to help, in its own words, “groom upcoming talent in the coolest colony of musicians and fans”.
Just about a year since it raised $10 million in Series B and Series C funding from US-based Tiger Global and Sweden-based Kinnevik, iROKOtv, the world’s largest distributor of African movie content online has secured an additional round of $8 million.