Africa

Extreme E, the new electric off-road racing series, has agreed a rights deal with South African public-service broadcaster SABC

SuperSport has acquired exclusive English-language pay-television rights to broadcast all 64 matches of the Fifa World Cup 2022 across sub-Saharan Africa

South African public broadcaster the SABC has agreed a deal which will see eMedia’s satellite service, Openview, broadcast its channels. The SABC will also be launching a new dedicated sports channel.

Recast, the new direct-to-customer video platform, has secured exclusive rights to stream the inaugural Dafabet African Premier League to UK viewers

International sports broadcaster ESPN has acquired rights in Africa to the NRL Australian rugby league competition

Kenyan media company Nation Media Group has acquired a package of free-to-air rights to North American basketball’s NBA.

Ghana's Multimedia Group has acquired free-to-air television and radio rights in the country to Uefa Euro 2020, which will be played across June and July this year

Free-to-air broadcast rights to the English Premier League will continue to be sold by Infront in sub-Saharan Africa until at least the end of the 2024-25 season after the agency reached a new agreement

Cricket West Indies has announced its third new broadcast rights deal in the space of a month after signing a four-year contract in sub-Saharan Africa with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport

Pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has agreed a deal to show content from MUTV, the in-house channel of English Premier League football club Manchester United, in over 30 countries across sub-Saharan…

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has agreed a multi-year deal with Formula E to show the all-electric racing series live in more than 50 territories across sub-Saharan Africa

Pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has acquired rights in sub-Saharan Africa to content from the Impact Wrestling promotion

Kenyan media company The Standard Group has agreed a deal with the Infront agency for free-to-air broadcast rights to the postponed 2020 summer Olympic Games in Tokyo

Streaming service MyCujoo has continued its transition to a multi-sport business model after agreeing a rights deal with Spanish basketball organisation Liga ACB for coverage in Brazil and across sub-Saharan…

The TV Media Sport agency has negotiated an exclusive free-to-air deal in Kenya for European football’s rescheduled Euro 2020 championships.

World football’s governing body Fifa has launched a pair of invitations to tender for broadcast rights in sub-Saharan Africa to the the 2022 and 2023 instalments of its men’s and women’s World Cups, respe…

Pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has acquired rights in sub-Saharan Africa to the African Nations Championship (CHAN) national team football tournament