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The Ghana Premier League remains without a broadcast partner with just over four weeks until the start of the 2016-17 season, despite bids from two of sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest broadcasters.

SuperSport talks to Metro TV about Ghana Premier League

World Cup rights fee falls in Nigeria but increases in sub-Saharan Africa as Fifa keeps faith with AUB and Octagon

Agency defends Cup of Nations fee demands which broadcasters in Nigeria say are 'unsustainable'

IOC adopts revenue-share model in Africa after Fifa 2010 World Cup experiment

StarTimes, the pay-television broadcaster in sub-Saharan Africa, has made a partial payment to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) as part of its rights deal for the top-tier Premier League as it looks…

The chairman of Ghana’s National Media Commission has urged the nation’s football association to publish details of its rights agreement with pay-television broadcaster StarTimes.

Less than 24 hours since StarTimes, the pay-television in sub-Saharan Africa, acquired the rights to the Ghana Premier League and FA Cup, the Ghana Football Association and Ghana Broadcasting Corporation,…

StarTimes, the pay-television broadcaster in sub-Saharan Africa, has acquired the rights to broadcast the top-tier Ghana Premier League and FA Cup

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Football: French commercial broadcaster TF1 sublicensed rights for the 2010 World Cup to public-service broadcaster France Télévisions and pay-broadcaster Canal Plus in deals worth a combined €33m ($4…

Football: Indonesian pay-broadcaster Telkomvision acquired a package of Serie A rights for the 2009-10 season in a one-year deal with the MP&Silva agency, renewing an existing deal

Canal Plus Events are to begin a second phase of international rights sales, targeting more deals in Asia and increased free-to-air coverage in Africa.

The collapse of GTV this week has raised fears that the African sports rights boom of the last two years is destined to be short-lived.

Football: African broadcasters acquired the rights for the African Cup of Nations in a series of last-minute deals with the LC2 agency.  In Ghana, state broadcaster GTV acquired the rights for €1m (£686,000).

Football: The Dentsu and Infront agencies acquired the Rest of Asia rights to the 2010 and 2014 World Cups in a deal with Fifa, football’s world governing body.

Competition between GTV and Supersport leads to big fee increases for African domestic football leagues